My favourite outdoor pool in London. Naomi and I swim most Sunday mornings at 9am. We’re looking forward to the winter when the air and ground becomes frozen or snowy and the water is warm and heavy with steam and you can’t see the other end. The best part is the lack of people;just the hardy and absolutely devoted swimmers who’ll swim in all seasons regardless of the weather.
This picture was taken in October on a beautiful warm morning, rather unseasonal, with a warm southerly breeze. As you can see it wasn’t too busy. We love London Fields lido.
Sunday 20th and what a contrast. Woke up and there was a wonderful rather creepy mist in London. The pool was fabulously mysterious and atmospheric. We had a lovely swim even thought the showers were cold. As usual lots of banter in the change rooms and the usual good natured moaning about the poor changing facilities. Did a man design the refurbishment? Here’s the evidence