Time to talk?

There is something about the act of exercising that seems to encourage a sense of camaraderie and openness with fellow athletes. I'm not sure if it's something to do with the physical detachment from ordinary protocols, the shared sense of commitment to a goal, or the mutual understanding of borderline masochism that comes from spending [...]

There’s no ‘i’ in ‘team’

After this morning's pre-work swim session and with the smell of chlorine fresh on my skin I'm feeling rather nostalgic for my university water polo days today. I have a sneaking suspicion that this nostalgia may also have something to do with the rather wonderful wedding of one of my polo teammates at the weekend, [...]