The Blog : Gratitude

Having partners with purpose makes all the difference

Lewis and Tony

In my last update I spoke about the incredible team behind the Seven Swims in the Seven Seas for 1 Reason expedition. This time I want to talk about the people behind the team. ...

18 Aug 2014
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Look what’s arrived in the post…

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My certificate of induction into the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame! Thank you to the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame for this great honour. I wish I could have been there to ...

18 Nov 2013
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Heritage or Sacrilege? Our day of sunshine, sausages and shame.

Protea

How can you love something you’ve never seen? If you don’t have a personal connection with something, why would you ever go out of your way to protect it, preserve it, pass it on ...

6 Oct 2013
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Sometimes losing is the best thing that can happen

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They say that quitters never win and winners never quit. That might be true, but sometimes losing is the best thing that can happen to a competitor. Just ask Andy Murray. Last year at ...

17 Jul 2013
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If you don’t have hope, you can’t have dreams

Cape Peninsula

I was recently asked to write a feature for Country Life on my favourite spot in Africa, and the reason why. I chose the Cape of Good Hope. This is what I wrote: There ...

10 Jun 2013
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My thanks to the oceans, and the people they have brought me to.

Oceans are a bit like people. Every ocean is different, and to me they have distinct personalities. The Arctic is the black ocean – literally like an inkpot. You put your arm in and ...

18 Dec 2012
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