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I believe that the temperature of the water in Dublin bay is currently* unsafe for human immersion.

And I achieved another day without immersion in the arctic water of Dublin bay.

Result!

* as well as 99.8% of the time

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Believe and achieve

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Today was definitely the perfect day to book a windsurfing beginner’s class.

On a calm day, one would feel a bit foolish not being able to stand on the shaggin board.
But in the pounding waves and heavy swell, it looks normal.

Even the pros a bit further out kept crashing at speed.

Tsk… Neoprene-clad lunatics…

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Board management

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Yes, it’s that great!

Just managed to grab a quick shot between a 9 hour meeting in the Mistake Factory and a two hour meal in Avoca. 
One was surprisingly enjoyable.

The other was unsurprisingly enjoyable. Top food and company. 

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Costa Del Dun Laoghaire

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I’d be willing to bet that there is an allegory somewhere in there, compliments of the Council Litter Management Services, but I’ll be damned if I can find it.

Actually, I’ll be damned for picturing the promulgator of the Evangelium Vitae encyclical letter in a less than flattering light…

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Signs of the times

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Blowing the cobwebs

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Apparently squealing is a very valid way of keep the body temperature up…

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November swim

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The darker zone on the cold cold wet-super wet metal bench?
It’s me, blocking some of that feeble feeble watered-milky shabby light painfully oozing through the rain clouds.

Today was most definitely not a day for camping.

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The not-quite-camping SP

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