[OSS Oxon] Up and Coming Oxon Swims

James james.lowe at datacore.com
Mon Sep 13 12:35:13 BST 2010


Sorry for the short notice but I won't be able to do Tuesday now.

I am not able to get back in time before sunset. The sun sets at around 
19:30 and it is pretty dark by 20:00.

So to all those that did show an interest, my apologies. This week is 
busy for me but I am happy to do Sunday morning if people wish - let me 
know directly (than email the group) and if you have any preference of 

The water is getting cooler but not so much that you couldn't do a swim 
'sans-suit' for about 30 minutes (maybe more if you swam hard), just the 
hands and feet for some I guess.


On 07/09/2010 21:14, James Lowe wrote:
> Hello,
> A couple of us are pencilling in Tuesday 14 Sept evening for a swim
> I was thinking somewhere 'around' here
> http://www.multimap.com/s/itD2Qmkb
> 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.
> http://www.multimap.com/s/huH8Lkgd
> 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
> Saturday.

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