Random Jottings

A series of random thoughts and ramblings of a deranged mind which is puddled due to excessive diving a a rather serious neurological bend......read on at your peril!

End of June and initial Somali thoughts

Well the weather up here in the North East has been terrible with the wind a very strong westerly, so bad I thought that the conditions for shore diving would be terrible, not that I was able to dive of course!

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Zen and the art of lobstering - part 4

Oh well this is the final part of the series, writing it has been fun but some of the areas have been hard to explain, I must try and link video clips, if a picture is worth a thousand words then what about a movie? Anyway I hope to touch on a few odd-balls here, read on if you are interested……

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Zen and the art of lobstering - part 3

Right then, are you by the side of a nice rocky reef dive on a shore somewhere with no crazy currents, easy access and egress points, all your bits and pieces clipped on? Yes? well away we go…….

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Zen and the art of lobstering - part 2

So having detailed a few do’s and don’ts I thought that this article would go over a few common misconceptions and what bits and pieces I always carry….

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Zen and the art of lobstering - part 1

With summer now upon us and those of us fortunate enough to enjoy some of the splendid shore diving around the UK and especially the Northumbrian coast I thought that I would give a little advice on the ancient art of lobster whispering….

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Oxygen Partial Pressures

So at the moment I am dry, I might get wet again before the end of the summer but as most training agencies say…..’don’t hold your breath’. I have just got a copy of the report from DDRC about my treatment and it got me thinking about Oxygen Partial Pressures…

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Random thoughts about kit and the like

I thought that I would add a bit of a rambly ‘diary entry’ with some details on new dive kit that I am bedding in and some random bits and piece.

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