Mar 17th, 2019
Ocean pools are a delight. I love swimming in them, and they are also quite often simply beautiful places to be. Dr. Marie-Louise McDermott has written a PhD on ocean pools (Wet, wild and convivial: past, present and future contributions of Australia’s ocean pools to surf, beach, pool and body cultures and recreational coasts) and runs a fantastic website dedicated to ocean pools, All into ocean pools inc.
I had a wonderful chat with Marie-Louise about her love of ocean pools, why Australia (and Sydney in particular) has such a rich tradition of them, and their influence on Australian life.
Songs in this episode - all licensed under a Creative Commons License:
- Ocean - THBD
- Ocean - Frederick
- Ocean - Santamaria
- Pool - Veronica Judin
- Pool - Hirnlego
- Sapphire - Tobu
Image: Mona Vale Beach By Gab Scanu