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Happy 2020 cap Happy New Year Happy Wild Swimming Happy Swimming
LOOK! Happy 2020 Cap – Wear a happy smile or two  Choice of bright colours

Happy Fleece Hats embroidered happy hats www.altern8ives.com #happyhats #happyfleecehats #winterhats #swimhats
Happy Fleece Beanie Hats – Extra warm double-layer & windproof 3 embroidered logos and 8 colours

Happy Hoodies Happy Wild Swimming Hoodies details colours www.altern8ives.com www.happywildswimming.com
Happy Hoodies – Overhead & Zipped – Various colours – Choice of 3 embroidered logos  – Double-layer hoods

Swimming with smiles Book Happy Wild Swimming Swim book Smiles www.altern8ives.com www.swimmingwithsmiles.com #swimmingwithsmiles #swimmingbook
“Swimming with smiles” book  35% OFF LAST FEW! – Happy Wild Swimming true stories

Car sticker - Happy Wild Swimming - smiley sticker www.altern8ives.com
Car window sticker – Happy Wild Swimming -Make your car a happy car!

Happy Wild Swimming Caps www.happywildswimming.com www.happyswimming.co.uk www.altern8ives.com
Happy Wild Swimming Caps – Have fun swimming wearing Happy smiles!

Short moments in TIME The SANDNET Collections Gary Standen
The SANDNET Collections -Short moments in TIME  

Short moments in CRIME The SANDNET Collections Gary Standen
 The SANDNET Collections -Short moments in CRIME 

Happy wild swimming hoodie tagline on pink www.altern8ives.com
Hoodies with rear wording  “Swimming with smiles” – Make your swims fun!

Swimming with shivers Book Front Cover banner www.altern8ives.com
Swimming with shivers book Happy Cold Swimming – true stories

Debbie Pentland Book Mutiny In My Body www.altern8ives.com
Mutiny In My Body – How running has saved my life

Happy Cold Swimming cap - www.altern8ives.com www.happywildswimming.com
Happy Cold Swimming Caps – high quality silicone

Wishing Doll Wish Dolly www.altern8ives.com
Happy Crafts

Kayaking in the sea happy experiences www.altern8ives.com
Happy Experiences

How to use www.altern8ives.com

Click on an image – e.g. choose a double-layer warm Happy Fleece Beanie Hat to go with one of the similarly cosy Happy Hoodies, a really comfy, visibly safe, fun happy swimming cap and enjoy the insightful read of multiple swimmers’ true stories in the swimming books.


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