Category Archives: Swimming Squad Training

Actual activity deactivates virtual activity.


The more one does that one might blog about, The more one’s blogging time is put in doubt; I have been kept completely on the hop, And thus my blog came screeching to a stop! Let me at least give … Continue reading

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Gala Occasion for Sisters


    At last, a Squad Gala where both grandkids were fit and competing. They distinguished themselves nicely.  J got a third in the butterfly, and then won both the freestyle and the breaststroke in her age group. R, in … Continue reading

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Really Awful School Daze


          I spend a lot of time at school each day, More so, I fear I’m bound to say, Than when I was a scholar, For in those days I liked to shirk And was averse … Continue reading

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Changing Cars Like Underwear . . .


Now, Younger Daughter has a perk Of often changing cars at work, So every year or so would find We had wheels of another kind.         This year has been a bit absurd, May, new Avanza was … Continue reading

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Really Awful Rhyme for no Reason


I’ll be walking down the aisle upon the Isle of Capri It took a lot of wile the while I got her to agree; The ringing of the bell will show my belle will not rebel — She’d excel locked … Continue reading

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The Really Awful Evils of Sportists and Sportialism


How dreadful! There are people, With words that try to hurt Others, simply based upon The colour of their shirt! No different are the sportists From rampant racists known, For they hate other people Based on their teams alone! Not … Continue reading

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BRONZE AGE SWIMMING


Six-year-old J granddaughter J is ridiculously fond of being in water and just lately has taken this passion to extremes. After finding herself in the Swimming Squad within days of starting ‘proper’ school, she has been taking lessons twice a … Continue reading

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