Natalie B Coleman on sea swimming and finding your tribe in a pandemic, accompanied by a photo story by Jeanne Nicole Ní Áinle. Words by Liadán Hynes.
“The shock of jumping into the cold water just kind of clears your head, and you feel connected to something else rather than just the day to day; the working online, childcare and school. It was just completely a little bubble of joy. I loved it.” Designer Natalie B Coleman had never tried sea swimming before lockdown. She was . . .