Ear Plugs

I (Manda) have recently noticed that my right ear always seems to have water stuck in it post swim and occasionally I also suffer from an inkling of pain in there post swim. There have also coincidentally been a few bits on social media re surfers ear so taking that and the pain into consideration... Continue Reading →

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Prescription goggles

  The BBC published an article recently (see here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-39568781) about a lady losing her sight in one eye after an eye infection. There was some advice about contact lenses and swimming was mentioned: 'a rare but serious eye infection caused by a micro-organism that's common in tap water, sea water and swimming pools'. All... Continue Reading →

A Mermaid’s Christmas wish list

The festive season is fast upon us and if any mermaids are looking for ideas of what to ask Santa for, we have done some research for you! Gift ideas get more expensive as the days of Christmas progress! First day of Christmas: A nice little stocking filler that brightens up any outfit, bag or hat.... Continue Reading →

Essential pool kit

Unfortunately for us from the end of October...ok maybe beginning of October to April, cold water swimming just isn't possible due to the distance we need to train so we defect to the heated pools of London. Here is the essential bits of kit we use. Swimsuit There are many a name, Bathers (Guernsey), Togs... Continue Reading →

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