Tag Archives: snorkelling

The longest last day…with added cuttlefish

Well it IS long when you’re long-hauling it across the Atlantic… and so it continues. Apologies for the enthusiasm. This is making me realise that I still write my diaries as though I’m 12.   “Had about four hours sleep … Continue reading

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Mainly fair with occasional rain blog – 2012 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: 600 people reached the top of Mt. Everest in 2012. This blog got about 5,900 views in 2012. If every person who reached the … Continue reading

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Wet dream diary

Anse Chastanet. “We have to go there” I remember saying when I was reading about St Lucia and realised this place was a world-class dive site. Anse Chastanet. Say it softly and the sussuration slips off the tongue like a … Continue reading

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Hot holiday diary 2

Another chunk of roughly-hewn Caribbean diary: “Thin lizard – lime green – on terrace wall this morning. Sun up and Caribbean looking good over there in the distance above the trees and beyond the faux Spanish church. Breakfast was big … Continue reading

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The Rare Aegean Sea Pasty and Curious Creatures of the Not-Very-Deep

The guy had been to Sharm el-Sheikh. Red Sea. World-renowed diving site. But he didn’t go diving. So I had to ask why. “I did a bit of snorkelling that’s all.  I don’t really like the sea. It’s such an alien … Continue reading

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Pedal power

You’ll no doubt feel completely indifferent to the news that my pedalo blister has almost gone. Its arrival was unexpected and quite painful.   I was just getting over another injury (thrown by wave against coral-covered rock of St Nicholas … Continue reading

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