Tag Archives: Sandycove Island

  1. Cork Distance Week

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    19/07/2016 by Carl Reynolds

    I went to the first of these in 2009 with about ten other hardy swimmers, all looking (except me) to …
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  2. Ned’s torture camp goes softcore


    13/07/2013 by Carl Reynolds

    Having experienced two previous Ned Swim Camp’s, it’s reputation suggested cold water (less than 12C), stormy seas, lots of rain …
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  3. where the wild things are


    18/06/2012 by Carl Reynolds

    Like Maurice Sendak’s Max, my fantasy was fed by anxiety. Off to Sandycove (just south of Cork) for nine days …
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  4. swimming for fun


    15/05/2012 by Carl Reynolds

    Having restricted my swimming for the last month due to generalised repetitive strains in both arms, shoulders and lower back …
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  5. Breaststroke Bryn


    07/03/2012 by Carl Reynolds

    My friend Bryn, down to London to watch the swimming at the Olympic Aquadome, couldn’t resist a trip to Tooting …
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  6. swim kit


    31/01/2012 by Carl Reynolds

    Back out, clogged up and feeling indifferent to many things. But want to put something up for people to comment …
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  7. pleasure or pain


    15/11/2011 by Carl Reynolds

    Rather foolishly perhaps, or maybe I hanker a secret desire, I have agreed to accompany two friends to a swim …
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