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Swimming in a bikini with seals at the Farnes


So this is what I did today!

I went on a boat out to the Farne Isles with the always fabulous Billy Shiels boat company, who gave me extra special permission to jump in and swim with just my bikini on...note everyone else in wetsuits! I have been on many of his trips and I wouldn’t go with anyone else, always knowledgeable, always friendly and professional. Covid safe too 👍🏻

I hadn’t actually intended to go in just my bikini, but my super swimmy, supportive and enthusiastic friend Jane Hardy (first English woman to swim a kilometre in the Antarctic in just a swimming costume no less...I blame her for most of my crackers challenges) suggested it as a good addition to my challenge..and we all know how much I like to step out of my comfort zone...