- All Bluetit groups are run by volunteer admins, each and every one of whom is incredible. We are so grateful that we get to work with such awesome people, so we want to start telling you their tales. Here is the first from Sally Ferguson, admin of The Derby & Nottingham Bluetits.
- Meet Makala Jones, a passionate open water swimmer whose life took a transformative turn when she discovered The Bluetits community five years ago.
May's Bluetit Discount Card giveaway is a chance to win a £100 gift card to spend at the wonderful Arvor Life - an eco-conscious clothing brand, created in Cornwall by Charlotte, supplying eco-friendly products inspired by nature.
Charlotte's wild swimming journey began with a swim with The Bluetits, and she has written the following piece about her own experience of Bluetitting and its life changing effects.
Lots of thoughts go through a Bluetit's head when they're preparing to take the plunge. "Do I have my towel all laid out ready for when I get out?" "Gosh those cakes look good." "It looks bloomin' cold in there!" Something...
- "I’ve always swam in the sea in the summer but never beyond the end of September. However, it’s a long time to wait all the round till the next summer to get my sea swim. The first two dips in October 2021, put me off as it was just too cold for me. I’m not the sort of person who does anything brave. I’ve never done an ‘extreme sport’. I don’t persevere if something needs determination and if I do something and don’t like, I don’t usually do it again!
- We’re sitting in Sian’s caravan, the old Bluetit HQ, on a frosty January day. It’s so cold in the caravan that it actually feels like this might be an extension of Sian’s training for Slovenia! I’ve dragged her away from packing and repacking her suitcase to tell me all about what she’s going to get up to.