Mystery Blogger Award

I've decided, since I was nominated twice in the same day, to refer to myself as a two-time Mystery Blogger Award winner in the same way a wrestler might refer to themselves as a two-time World Heavyweight Champion. Why? The reason is twofold. Firstly, I like wrestling and have gone beyond the point of being … Continue reading Mystery Blogger Award

Paul.E.Bailey’s World – The Loser That Always Won: My Swimming Story Part 2

Click the link to catch up with Part 1. All names are false to protect the identities of people mentioned bar that of my son and my uncle. After claiming Club Swimmer of the Year in early 1999 (just shy of turning fifteen), little did I realise that I’d reached the peak of my career at … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – The Loser That Always Won: My Swimming Story Part 2

Paul.E.Bailey’s World – The Loser That Always Won: My Swimming Story Part 1

The following is a story of a young man. Unlike the stories I’ve shared on WordPress before today this one is non-fiction. It’s a story of a period in my life that was filled with equal parts of victorious pleasure and lonely pain. A tough period that wielded great success. That success was perhaps part … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – The Loser That Always Won: My Swimming Story Part 1