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Dip By Andrew Fusek PeteAnd hidden pools into wild waters and untamed landscapes that have the potential to surprise and move us in unexpected waysFollowing in the wake of great writers such as Richard Jeffries and Edward Thomas Dip combines meditations on place history and myth with sharp obser Nostalgic read for me from my home county Lovely tone and discussion of mental health Inspired to swim

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'This is our day of reconfiguration where the mist has wiped the sea from the very face of the earth and the sun is swaddled far from the reach of human eye'In Dip Andrew Fusek Peters describes an extraordinary year of wild swimming He leads us to rivers lakes waterfalls The superb Waterlog by the late Roger Deakin has inspired many people to rediscover the delights of wild swimming; Joe Minihane writes about following in the wet footprints of Deakin in Floating as he travels around the country to the same locations Swimming With Seals is set in Orkney and tells of Victoria Whitworth wild swimming experiences there And there is the superb Turning by Jessica J Lee where she battles self doubt and depression and challenges herself to swim in 52 of the lakes around Berlin Andrew Fusek Peters takes a different perspective in Dip This is his account of swimming in the pools rivers and lakes over the course of a year near where he lives in the Shropshire county and elsewhere He is prepared to swim any time of the year braving the bone chilling waters in January dipping into the refreshing pools in the heat of August being invigorating by waterfalls and braving the delights of a bog pool As with a lot of natural history books now there is a personal side to this book as he describes the other dip that he suffered from a deep depression that affected him so much so that he had a spell in hospital at his very lowest ebb and reached a point where it was life threatening This dark undercurrent to his life was as much to do with personal circumstances as it was his character he is haunted by his father's suicide and still deeply saddened by his brother's early death from AIDS There is a deep melancholy and elouence to his writing as even though he was better when he wrote the book the spectre of depression is still a shadow in the background and its swirls still muddy the waters of his life It also demonstrates the healing benefits of being outdoors and closer to the natural world as he immerses himself in the waters The book is greatly enhanced by the photographs in the book taken by his daughter took and short excerpts of poetry that are liberally scattered throughout It is another book in the natural history memoir sub genre that is worth reading

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FREE EPUB Ô MOBI Dip By Andrew Fusek Peters ó 9781846044472 µ ANDREW FUSEK PETERS ↠ [BOOKS] ⚣ Dip By Andrew Fusek Peters – Insolpro.co.uk 'This is our day of reconfiguration where the mist has wiped the sea from the very face of the earth and the sun is swaddled farVation and a poet's eye It is also a personal journey swimming through all four seasons Andrew Fusek Peters surfaces at last from deep depression Lyrical honest and incisive Dip is about the many ways in which immersing ourselves in the elements can restore us to ourselve A beautifully evocative book about the curative properties of obsessively seeking out wild water and throwing oneself into it Even as an avowed non swimmer I felt the need to seek out water after reading certain chapters because Peters describes the landscape and the sensory experienceshock of it so well