An account of my second year of swimming in the Kenwood Ladies’ Pond on Hampstead Heath as well as my swims in ponds, rivers and the sea all around Britain.
In the depths of a soporific winter it can be hard to keep creativity and inspiration alive. Switching routines can be a simple way to shake things up.
Last year I decided to keep swimming in the Kenwood Ladies’ Pond on Hampstead Heath through the seasons, whatever the weather.
Here is how I got on.
Swimming in the ponds on Hampstead Heath is one of the most magical things to do in London in the summer, but is something few Londoners have actually done.