Category Archives: Monthly Blog Posts

Diving Underneath Glaciers in Flooded Ice Caves

February 2, 2022

Diving Underneath Glaciers in Flooded Ice Caves

I have been living in Iceland for the past 7 years working in the dive industry. When everyone thinks of diving in Iceland they always bring to mind the world famous Silfra fissure. Silfra is []

The Tragedy of the US Navy H1 Submarine

January 6, 2022

The Tragedy of the US Navy H1 Submarine

A Little Historical Background

In 26 February 1920, The Great War has ended and the US Navy’s Submarine H-1 (ex Seawolf) with her sistership USS H-2 and their escort USS Eagle 11 had just transited []

Cave Corals Project

December 8, 2021

Cave Corals Project

This is the story of a cave diver in love with corals who started a science project, and became the crazy coral lady. It’s hard to pinpoint the moment it started. Growing up I []

“Blowin’ a Gagger” in Tobermory - Shipwrecks, a Grotto, and Ice Cream

November 10, 2021

“Blowin’ a Gagger” in Tobermory - Shipwrecks, a Grotto, and Ice Cream

 

“The wind in the wires made a tattle-tale sound And a wave broke over the railing And every man knew, as the captain did too, T'was the witch of November come stealin'”

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From Fear to Triumph

October 13, 2021

From Fear to Triumph

The large male Polar bear was only fifteen meters away and slowly swimming towards me. I whipped my head around to check in with my safety diver. He was not in his usual place behind []

Making the Switch

September 8, 2021

Making the Switch

After diving and teaching on open circuit for over 25 years, I’ve noticed a recurring question that keeps popping up.

“What took you so long to make the switch?” or “Why bother switching to CCR []

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