Monday, October 30, 2017

Portobello Video Dairy #5

It was Caroline's birthday on Sunday. To celebrate we put the clocks back one hour and went for a chilly swim. Water's about 10C now, so probably the last dip in double figures until May 2018.


Friday, October 27, 2017

Portobello Video Diary #4

Last week was a belter. Another chilly swim at Portobello beach in Edinburgh.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Portobello Video Diaries #2 and #3

So I've started filming myself and Mrs C before and after swimming in the sea at Portobello in Edinburgh. The first one was little more than a selfie; in these two below, the scripting, SFX, lighting and post-production are off the scale …

Sunday, October 22, 2017

Portobello Video Diary #1

So Mrs C and I have been swimming regularly at Portobello since June last year, even making monthly swims throughout last winter. As November looms and the temperature drops, we're hoping to do the same, though more regular and for longer.
For no reason at all, I've started recording a few before and after snippets of film, then stitching them together. In a couple of clips I'm shaking so badly you can't see heehaw, apart from a hysterical laughter that's strangely familiar. I'll maybe post that here one day.
Here's the very first one: