July 10, 2017

Settling home and back into being Mummy and the face of Swim Fusion has been seamless.

Jamaica was an amazing challenge for me. What, with being away from my family for the first time in 5 years, the extreme weather and finding my feet in a very different culture....But...

June 26, 2017

On my last morning, I headed to the ocean to swim, to body surf and to feel the power of the sea. 

With the sun beating down and friends surrounding me, I saw a dolphin, not even 100 metres from the shore, a sign that I relished, of new beginnings, of new friendships an...

June 25, 2017

As I pack up and prepare to leave Jamaica, I also leave a part of me here, a part that will live on in the children that I have had the pleasure of getting to know and teach over the last week. Just check out how cute they are! 

These children have been given a fantasti...

June 23, 2017

Being a swimming teacher is so much more than "Teaching swimming", it is being an educator, a listener, someone proactive who can differentiate between learners needs, an enthusiast, a friend, a role model. It's about having the ability to engage people, to make every...

June 23, 2017

So who wants to go first?

Hasset (the only one not with his hand up) is one of the lucky few here in the village to have the odd swimming lesson at a hotel pool with "Mr Brown" While he was very confident in the water at the beginning of the week, he could not "swim", h...

June 22, 2017

We were blessed with hot sunshine again this afternoon and the children just love coming in the pool to cool off. On Monday this little girl, Amishka wouldn't leave my side, she clung to me, she followed me and little by little she began to trust me and you know what?...

June 21, 2017

As the sun sets over the Caribbean sea, I can honestly say that I have found my calling! These children are having the most wonderful time. They usually spend zero time in the pool and even less time in the sea along the rocky south coast of Jamaica.

These wonderful, he...

June 20, 2017

After a weekend of heavy rainfall the sky cleared, the sun shone and we taught swimming! Sadly there has been some localised flooding in the area (it is Hurricane season) so a few of the children were unable to make the journey to the pool. 

In just ONE lesson all of th...

June 5, 2017

So excited to be joining the Likkle Swimmers team for a week of teaching swimming in Jamaica! www.likkleswimmers.com

I leave on Friday 16th June (missing my Mums birthday and Fathers day.....whoops) and return a week later.

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