More River Antics
6th Aug 2010
It seems that wild swimming is all the rage at present. First there was Daniel Starks's book 'Wild Swimming' which I reviewed here a while back. Then he produced a coastal version of the same book which is arguable even better than the original (still waiting for my review copy). Two nights ago TV presenter Alice Roberts took to the water following in the footsteps of the late Roger Deakin, celebrated environmentalist and wild swimming officionado responsible for Waterlog.
And then just a few weeks ago a bunch of us took to the river in inflatables and braved the monsoon summer rains (see the brown colour of the river - it looks like the Yangtze!) for the unofficial annual river race. Pics here and video here: