Saturday, 6 March 2010

Shire Fact Number Six

'Swimming is a favourite pastime in Rotherham and several people from the town have swum the English Channel while others have swum Lake Windermere, some both ways'.

From 'Discovering South Yorkshire', sponsored by South Yorkshire County Council, 1975

2 comments:

David said...

Yet no man has ever dared dip a toe in the Don.

Unmann-Wittering said...

The River Don is not technically a river at all, it's actually a seventy mile long stream of tears.