Alan Coles

The Lone Swimmer

image by Lisa Wyman

‘The lone swimmer slipped through the water like a hunting shark. Hour after hour he kept at it and every 30 yards he touched the end of the pool and began another length in pursuit of one of the world’s loneliest titles.’ Read more

It was once said of Dartmouth that it was a town in which the spirit of discord seemed to rule. In 1903, it was no surprise that even sporting clubs were fighting among themselves. Read more