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Jessica Hepburn on a SwimQuest Channel and Distance week JESSICA HEPBURN’S 21 MILES - 21 Miles Jessica Hepburn is a SwimQuest veteran and author of 21 Miles: Swimming in search of the meaning of motherhood (out 3rd May from Unbound, £14.99). In this blog she tells us a little bit about her first SwimQuest experience, and how her 21 miles began.  The first time I spoke to John from […]
MV Virgo happy turtle SwimQuest SAVE OUR SEAS - Save Our Seas ON THE SWIMQUEST MALDIVES TRIP THIS APRIL, SWIMQUEST GUIDE MIA RUSSELL SAVED A TURTLE FROM SOME PLASTIC FISHING NET, WHICH PROMOTED AN OVERWHELMING RESPONSE ON OUR TWITTER FEED. HERE MIA REFLECTS ON HER TRIP AND THE IMPACT PLASTIC IS HAVING ON OUR ENVIRONMENT. The Maldives conjures dreamy picture-postcard images of tropical atolls […]
SwimQuest Croatia Sunrise PARADISE IN YOUR PALMIZANA - PARADISE IN YOUR PALMIZANA … SAM MOULD reflects on HER FIRST impressions of the island of st klement, croatia … Hvar seems like a metropolis in comparison as we arrive by boat to the tranquil island of Sveti Klement. Zipped here over clear turquoise blue waters to a very warm welcome by Familia Meneghello: Romina, Tarin and […]
SwimQuest Bespoke Services #GMSWIMDAYFIVE - #GMSWIM: DAY FIVE (FINAL DAY!) This September we are proud to be supporting Christopher Woodward as he embarks on his fourth – and final – Sponsored Swim in support of The Garden Museum. This week, he will swim 30 kilometres within the Arctic Circle to raise money to display two objects of natural history and […]
Christopher Woodward Arctic Challenge #GMSWIMDAYFOUR -   #GMSWIM: DAY FOUR This September we are proud to be supporting Christopher Woodward as he embarks on his fourth – and final – Sponsored Swim in support of The Garden Museum. This week, he will swim 30 kilometres within the Arctic Circle to raise money to display two objects of natural history and complete […]
Lofoten, SwimQuest Holidays #GMSWIM DAY THREE - #GMSWIM: DAY THREE This September we are proud to be supporting Christopher Woodward as he embarks on his fourth – and final – Sponsored Swim in support of The Garden Museum. This week, he will swim 30 kilometres within the Arctic Circle to raise money to display two objects of natural history and complete our […]
#GMSWIM DAY TWO - #GMSWIM: DAY TWO This September we are proud to be supporting Christopher Woodward as he embarks on his fourth – and final – Sponsored Swim in support of The Garden Museum. This week, he will swim 30 kilometres within the Arctic Circle to raise money to display two objects of natural history and complete our […]
SwimQuest Lofoten Islands #GMSWIM DAY ONE - #GMSWim: DAY ONE This September we are proud to be supporting Christopher Woodward as he embarks on his fourth – and final – Sponsored Swim in support of The Garden Museum.  You can follow his progress by reading his swim diary here. This week, he will swim 30 kilometres within the Arctic Circle to raise money […]
View from the top of the hill on Mathraki island MATHRAKI, BREATHE IT IN … - MATHRAKI: BREATHE IT IN SWIMQUEST GUIDE AND ARTIST SAM MOULD REFLECTS ON HER TIME IN MATHRAKI LAST SUMMER AND LOOKS FORWARD TO MORE TRIPS IN JUNE … It’s my first time visiting this tiny hunk of rock in the Ionian Sea that is the disparate community of Mathraki. The distant isles of Othonoi and Ereikoussa […]
Sunrise swimming SwimQuest Holidays NO SHAME NO GAIN - LEARNING TO SWIM AS AN ADULT … LAURIE SMITH TELLS US HER STORY Growing up I didn’t know how to swim and never even bothered learning until 2 years ago. The fact is I was afraid. After almost drowning in a river as a kid when I was 6 I was scarred. Fast forward 18 […]

 

 

 


 

 

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