|Picture: Harry Riley from Science Museum Online Collection|
For I like to think that I am a kind person ninety nine percent of the time. Although I'll sometimes admit my mean and nasty persona pops out - like when I unfairly divvy up those last remaining dregs in a wine bottle or I see a bargain that someone else is after in a charity shop. At times like these the devil incarnate emerges with gusto.
What I didn't realise when I agreed to my son's request was that I could get him a free swim. I've discovered that British Gas are offering every household a free swim in pools nationwide and this wonderful Art Deco lido, once neglected but now restored to its former glory, is part of the scheme. You have to book a session and act pretty quickly as the offer ends before 30th August. But other than that there doesn't seem to be a catch. Of course, I'll stand correct if anyone can find one!