Category: Miscellaneous

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No Problem!

There are certain people that you instinctively know are in control of situations. Some may be natural born pilots who could land a washing machine on a trash can lid. The ship captain who could bring in a cargo when…

PaparaSea

My model was in tears. She had surfaced full of joy after her first ever dive with manta rays but back on the boat a couple of underwater photographers had growled at her. “You are a manta-chaser!  Stay on the…

Maritime Trivia

As a licensed professional master of vessels from motor yachts to cruise ships, I’ve lived with the esoteric lexicon of the mariner for nearly forty years. To the uninitiated, the language of the sea might as well be Pig Latin…

Diving Gods

I am a critic. I write critical reviews on every aspect of diving but we jumped up journalists have to be careful. The laws in Britain might allow us to tell the truth, provided you can prove it really is…

The Sea Snakes of Fire Mountain

I must admit that Indonesia has managed to get a pretty good grip on me in recent years as more and more routes have opened unique diving opportunities up with the expansion of quality liveaboards in the region. The diving…