[OSS Oxon] Good Friday Full Moon Swim / Swim's 18, 19 and 20 Catch Up / Swim 22 Throw Down

NEIL RICHARDSON neilbkrichardson at btinternet.com
Sun Apr 1 23:32:22 BST 2012


I am thinking of trying to do one of the swims further upstream that I missed in September last year - possibly Northmoor to Bablock Hythe - during the day on Good Friday, probably during the afternoon.That is  always provided winter hasn't returned in full force and a reasonably long swim is not too much of a test of resistance to cold. Anyone want to join me?

I would hope to do a short moonlit swim later although I do not have any of the Oxford sections still to catch up and I intend to do  Sandford to Radley (I assume) with the main group on Easter Monday. )I'd suggest Iffley to  Kennington for a moonlit swim as it's a known quantity (preferable for swimming in the twilight/dark), there are plenty of places to get out, and I know some of the group want to catch up this section. 

Any thoughts?

Neil Richardson

 From: Sharon Curtis <sacurtis2 at gmail.com>
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Subject: Re: [OSS Oxon] Good Friday Full Moon Swim / Swim's 18, 19 and 20 Catch Up / Swim 22 Throw Down
I forgot to add - I'm not sure how busy pubs will be on Good Friday
evening (possibly very!) but if you like, after a sunset swim you would be
all welcome to come for eating and merriment  at our place, just outside
the ringroad of Oxford.

Pizza and ice-cream, anyone?

As for swims, I am up for a not-too-long one, anywhere between
Danger Bridge and Kennington.


On 3/29/12, Chris Dalton <seedy at breakingglass.net> wrote:
> Hi Gang,
> Seeing as Good Friday is a Full Moon I thought it would be a grand
> opportunity to combine the first Full Moon swim of the year with catch-ups
> of the last few swims and a throw down of the next for those who need them.
> Followed by a spot of dinner at the pub, possibly!  I expect it would be a
> relatively free-form event as different people need to do different swims
> but we could all do a splash under the light of the moon before eating.
> Moonrise is at 19:21 which is a few minutes before sunset so the timing
> should work out nicely.
> Who's up for it?
> CD

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