Monday 20 February 2017

David Robbins: Swimming pools: the great levellers of all humanity

Published 23/10/2010 | 05:00

Swimming pools and I have never got along. Probably because I was thrown into the deep end of one when I was a child.

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I survived my father's "swimming lesson", but things were never the same between me and enclosed bodies of water thereafter.

Then came the endless school holidays when I was given 25 pence and packed off to Blackrock Baths for the day.

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