Post-swim update:I DID IT!!
On Saturday, 3rd December 2005, mum and I set off early in the morning to go and do the 70 lengths - 10 lengths for every one of the seven jumbo airplane full of kids who die of malaria every day.
Lindsay at Berners organised our very own lane, which was great.
It all went swimmingly (!!) - and I did the 70 lengths in 55 minutes and 23 seconds. I had some puff left, so went for the extra 10 as well, so I did 2km - a record for me.
I feel really proud of having done this - and although I was doing something I really love, it is good to know that it was helping