Category Archives: Swimming Squad Training

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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Still Splashing Out


Kids who swim have taken over our waking hours in pooling their knowledge. This morning I had to dash to their school to deliver R’s sports bag. She had left it at home in the usual departure chaos, and needed … Continue reading

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Keeping waterlogged.


A morning spent waiting for a meeting that didn’t happen in connection with one of the estates I am lending a hand on, while I whiled the time away with more jungle gym construction for a while. Then I was … Continue reading

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