We went kayaking on Sunday - and yes, it was cold. Actually it was a beautiful day - but there is still snow and ice around and it was strange to see the kayaks sitting on the snow.
We came across some swans on the river - they got a bit offended that we got so close and walked across the ice to get away from us. Sometimes they would fall thru the ice, and sort of waddle back up, and swim, and waddle, and walk.
I was tired on Sunday - but the river was very relaxing. But on the way back we were paddling into the wind and the current and I was feeling drained - so DH offered to "practice" towing my boat (with me in it). So I attached my boat to his and off we went. It was heaven. 45 mins of being towed in my kayak - falling asleep in the sun for a few minutes.
In the end I disconnected, paddled back to the landing, did a very ungraceful fall into the freezing water, and slunk back to the warm car, where I had dry clothes.
HAW to everyone!