The Genie’s Out!

When I first lay eyes this extraordinary creation by Australian artist Grant Donaldson I just starred and starred and stared. I was lost for a time in glorious swirls of light and colour and imagined ghostly entities playing trixy with my my senses. Is the genie long gone or perhaps still lingering; delighting in its […]

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Beautiful in Blue

Of all our gorgeous Southern Australian marine critters there are few as beautiful as our Southern Blue Devil. Timid, elegant, graceful and a dazzlingly iridescent blue, their grumpy expression seems at odds with their vibrant colour. They are a fish that always make me smile when encountered on a dive. Normally a shy and reclusive […]

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Red Light District

It was a churning, swirly night dive under Port Noarlunga Jetty. The seas were breaking over the reef creating confusing eddies. Even my compass seemed to have a mind of its own. The white light from our torches turned the undersea world into a milky haze like swimming through swirling fog. Pretty soon it became […]

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