[OSS Oxon] Up and Coming Oxon Swims
andrewsansum at pobox.com
Tue Sep 7 23:23:50 BST 2010
Will try and come to the Tuesday one if I can sort out the kids. Depends
if my partner can get home in time to let me out.
May be interested in the midnight thing - have never swum in the dark
and it sounds a bit scary!
On 07/09/2010 21:14, James Lowe wrote:
> A couple of us are pencilling in Tuesday 14 Sept evening for a swim
> I was thinking somewhere 'around' here
> However I am more than open to other suggestions. As the sun is setting
> earlier and earlier, we probably need to get in the water around 18:45
> ish - sun set is 19:25. There seem to be a few pubs nearby and I can
> have a scope about to see what is there - unless anyone knows the area.
> Also, I'd been mulling about doing a 'proper' night swim - midnight or
> later (!) kind of time - but without a moon, maybe a new-moon swim. I
> know this won't be everyone's cup of tea, but for this I was thinking
> about the same place we did the silent swim.
> Nice and wide and plenty of places to get out plus it is easy to walk
> along the bank, but walk to where the 'short' swim was and swim
> downstream to the islands.
> While I know that people have to get up in the morning, some of us were
> looking at either Friday Oct 1 or Friday 8th to give us all a lie in on
> Again it's all fluid, so any suggestions welcome. We can then firm up
> the dates and times as they get nearer.
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