Five Australian Swimming Books: Great Presents for Swimmers

Swimming is both a childhood rite of passage in Australia and a national obsession. Surf beaches, harbour pools, rivers, billabongs, creeks and dams are where children learn to swim, keep on swimming and then visit with their own kids and grandchildren.  Australia’s record-breaking swimmers have been our heroes since the days of the original ‘million … Continue

10 Books About Wild Swimming

Here follows a list of books about swimming. If you are looking for inspiration, you’ll find plenty here. These are mainly memoirs of swimming to survive trauma, but there’s also more bucolic descriptive books plus a warm and entertaining novel.  This is my bedside table book list, I’m reading through them all in between my … Continue