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Phone spam from 020 3639 number - London calling?
Urrgh, I'm being being systematically plagued (i.e. ~hourly) by nuisance calls from 020 3639 xxxx to my mobile (i.e. cell phone). The calls are complete rubbish, either "is Christine there?" or just background noise. Sent one of them a Get Lost Leave Me Alo...
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Swimming ... for Stiffness ?
Every Sunday for the past few weeks, I have spent at least 45 minutes swimming a mile, or rather 1600 metres, in the lanes at the pool. (Yes, indoors. Yuk! I know). I've been using a combination of my fairly smooth-but-steady breast stroke and a lumpy form ...
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Swim summary: not as summery as before
I will do sincere penance to the data integrity gods for failing to keep these posts In Their Proper Order. I posted about Swim 12 (or non-swim, as it turned out) having left you with only a data fragment from #8. Bad monkey! Now where were we? Swims 9-11 c...
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Non-swim 12
Yesterday's swim turned out to be a series of failed attempts.  4pm, earlier than the August swims. To the Weir (usual spot - see previous blog posts), past dozens of walkers on the path.  Not a good thing in my book.  A few boats including an odd looking...
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Swim 8 data fragment
An earlier start, but otherwise mostly the same as swim 7. Upstream leg: 28:32; downstream: 19:31. 48:03 over 1650 m. 16 °C. Total to date: 9100 m.
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Swim 7, getting cooler, faster, and later
6:25 pm. I repeat the same swim as reported  last time , and more or less  the time before that . We've had a cooler day, sort of overcast at times, so I wasn't expecting crowds of people on the bank. Fresh earplugs in really tightly (don't want waterlogged...
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Swimming to space ...
Swimming to Space 1 and 2
Swimming to Space 1 and 2
repulsivemonkey.blogspot.com
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Swimming to Space 1 and 2
I volunteered myself to be part of a group at work running, cycling, swimming and other forms of effort to raise money for Surrey Air Ambulance.  Please head over to our money-gathering page to demonstrate support . The basic idea is that as a group we can ...
Swimming to Space 1 and 2
Swimming to Space 1 and 2
repulsivemonkey.blogspot.com
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Swimming to Space 1 and 2
I volunteered myself to be part of a group at work running, cycling, swimming and other forms of effort to raise money for Surrey Air Ambulance.  Please head over to our money-gathering page to demonstrate support . The basic idea is that as a group we can ...
Swimming to Space 1 and 2
Swimming to Space 1 and 2
repulsivemonkey.blogspot.com
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A bit of me is meta-chuckling at the rest of me chuckling to this one. <chuckles>
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