Posts Tagged ‘Tooting lido’



You know the way occasionally you read a book, watch a telly programme or have a really interesting conversation that stays with you? For me, Roger Deakin is that life-changer. His book, Waterlog, read in the chill of this year’s painfully long winter and spring, inspired me to try more wild swimming. We used to […]

The wonder drug


My old mucker Laura Blue has been writing on about the powerful effect of exercise on depression, and it made me wonder again – is there more depression about these days? The answer – based on anecdote but that’s good enough for me – seems to be yes, but why? Certainly we all lead […]