Claire Russell – Channel Swim (part 3)

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Claire Russell – Channel Swim (part 3) [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] En Route to France…   I was so delighted to be in Dover for the first week of training in the record breaking bank holiday sunshine, but week 2 was an entirely different matter. Where had the sunshine gone? One week later the water temperature had…

Claire Russell – Chanel Swim (part 2)

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] “En Route to the French Coast…….” Swimming the Channel for the Heart of Kent Hospice, to honour my mum[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”2/3″][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Swimmers Beach, Dover 5th May 2018. Dead flat and sunny. What a blessing!!!   It was an important start line for me. Hard core training starts here. Organised by an amazing crew of volunteers. The…

Claire Russell – Chanel Swim (part 1)

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Claire Russell – Chanel Swim (part 1) “En Route to the French Coast…….” Swimming the Channel for the Heart of Kent Hospice, to honour my mum[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Its April 23rd. The hottest April day in years. The hottest day ever for the London marathon. I don’t envy them. I am sitting in my garden, attached to…