FLOATING DOES NOT COME NATURALLY

All human shapes, sizes and ages are able to float. But not all can. I was surprised to discover that it doesn't come naturally. It appeared to be even more difficult for young children who physically and instinctively contracted from doing so. Men are less able to float...

A 7 YEAR OLD’S FEAR OF WATER

When you live on an island swimming is second nature. When you live on an island and you have a fear of water it can feel like being offered an ice cream but not being allowed to eat it. It means you don’t get to take...

A ‘NO’ THAT BECAME A ‘YES’ AT 50!

A true story of personal evolution and a brave woman’s conquest over her fear. When I first heard from Małgorzata Januszczyk Siemieniuk via e-mail, I wasn’t quite sure what to think. It was certainly the first time I had ever heard from Poland. She openly wrote about her...