Diving the Shipwrecks of NZs Dusky Sound

Since the introduction of the aqualung, sea diving has become increasingly more popular, allowing individual divers to penetrate the depths and uncover secrets that have been hidden from us for hundreds of years. In 1986, a party of professional and enthusiastic amateur divers set out on a month-long expedition, to explore Dusky Sound, an area … Continue reading Diving the Shipwrecks of NZs Dusky Sound

A Whale of a Tale

In 1961, I was serving as a ship’s diver on board the British aircraft carrier HMS Victorious in the Far East and on this particular occasion we had experienced a ferocious tropical storm which we were obliged to ride-out, at sea, for a week. However, once the storm had passed, the Captain decided to give … Continue reading A Whale of a Tale

The Black Knight Satellite and the Blue Planet

Captain Zernov raised one hand for silence; “Attention! This briefing will be held using the English language, and from now on all verbal and computer communication will be in this medium, which just happens to be the main language of the creatures who inhabit the primitive, but rather attractive blue-green planet which you can see … Continue reading The Black Knight Satellite and the Blue Planet