Vicky Allan | The joy of wild swimming

20 August 2021
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Get into the water. Your salt tears will mix with the salt of the sea.

Writer Vicky Allan discusses and demonstrates the joys of wild swimming and its use as a balm for grief in this beautifully shot short video filmed at Rigg Bay in Garlieston, Dumfries & Galloway, South-West Scotland. This film was commissioned for the 2020 Wigtown Book Festival and produced by Colin Tennant (CT Productions).

Vicky is co-author of the book Taking the Plunge with photographer Anna Deacon. Join Vicky and Anna at this year's festival as they discuss their new book, The Art of Wild Swimming: Scotland. More details here.