Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Christmas day swim.




Every year on Christmas Day a few people who have obviously lost their marbles including yours truly make a splash at 12 noon for charity. This year looked even better and the roads and mountains were covered with snow and ice. My sister has been doing it for a couple of years now as well and I think this was my 13th year. The water was a balmy 7 degree C so no colder than other years really. I lost my sunglasses so a bit fed up with that but I found them in the sea on Achill Island years ago at the end of a dive so back to the sea they go.
Went surfing a few days after in Strandhill which was great but spent too long in there at 2.5 hours and the feet were cold afterwards. The wind has picked up since and I was glad to get a few glassy ones before it did.

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1 comment:

  1. You mad eejit. Thank the stars I'm not related to you in any way shape or form!

    (Seriously though - well done! Even the very idea of 7º water makes me shudder!)

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