I woke feeling a little apprehensive. A 10 hour English Channel training swim was in store with waves, jellyfish, sickness and exhaustion to look forward to
Weymouth Bay, Dorset
The alarm went off. It was 5:30am. It was a Saturday. Most people’s alarms don’t do that. Most people don’t set their alarms at all at the weekend. Anyone with half an ounce of sense is doing their best to stay asleep before they have to confront the day ahead, hopefully with a well deserved hangover.