Monthly Archives: December 2011

Christmas at sea

I’m typing this on New Years Eve, as 20 odd people are jumping off the port side of TAKA into the dark waters surrounding Pixie’s Reef.  I’ve opted out of the night dive tonight because, well, I showered today: with … Continue reading

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Breaking Glass

I’m still out at sea, day 8 of 12, and my first dive of the day was very interesting indeed.  We moored up to Lighthouse Bommie, one of my favourite sites, with two mooring lines and jumped in the water … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays!

G’day everyone, HAPPY HOLIDAYS! Wishing you and yours a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!  May Santa bring you everything you asked for, and may 2012 be filled with lots of travelling to new and exciting places! Thank … Continue reading

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Never in 26 countries . . .

Never in 26 countries have I EVER been this ill. Now, you may not want to know the intricacies of my gastrointestinal problems, but, I never thought anything like this could get to me – cement gut – and especially … Continue reading

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My new office . . .

My new office . . . is the Great Barrier Reef! Or, more correctly, Ribbon Reefs 1-10 in the Northern Great Barrier Reef, with a bi-weekly foray into the Coral Sea to Osprey Reef.  My life is clearly awesome, and … Continue reading

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Australia with Mom and Dad – Vic 2: Melbourne

We woke up in Melbourne on the 2nd to an overcast, misty city.  A quick breakfast and we were off, heading to the south of the city towards St. Kilda and the beaches.  It was definitely not beach weather, barely topping … Continue reading

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