Skellig Patrol

These two beautiful gannets patrolling the waters off Little Skellig easily lived up to their reputation of Ireland’s most majestic seabird. For a a few moments they flew in to hold perfect formation alongside our ungainly craft. With wings beating in unison and the and effortlessly glide they showed us up a thousand times over. […]

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Super Cute Surprise

What a super cute way to herald in a New Year of diving; my first ever sighting of a short-head seahorse, Hippocampus breviceps at Rapid Bay. There is no reason why I should not have seen a seahorse under Rapid Bay Jetty in the hundreds of dives I have enjoyed here. I just haven’t. Even […]

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Downside Up

Downside upside downside up …. It’s quite irrelevant to a whale’s watery realm. Meeting George this year in Vava’u, Tonga, was one of the most extraordinary moments of my life and has set things in motion I could never have envisioned. I have already written about George and my first encounter with him in an […]

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