Category: Adventures

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And on life goes…

I’ve missed writing these last, not so few, months. There’s definitely less to share now that we have settled into life in the British Countryside. But maybe there’s still enough to share that I’ll...

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The Returned

On the days leading up to our return to Nusa Lembongan, Mount Agung on Bali began to grumble while I fretted about a number of things including my increased weight, a result of 8...

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ChinaTown Food Crawl

With mum in Bangkok of course we took the opportunity for another food tour. This time we chose Taste of Thailand’s ChinaTown Food Tour. On a hot and balmy Friday evening we met the...

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Christmas in Bangkok

After the excitement of passing my PADI open water scuba instructor exams, it was soon time to leave lovely Panglao and head to Bangkok to await Ma’s arrival for Christmas. Leaving the Philippines was...

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A Bee-autiful day!

One of the gems of Panglao is Bohol Bee Farm, an organic oasis of peace and calm with quite fantastic food and breathtaking views out over the ocean to Pamilacan Island. Far from the...

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PADI OWSI, woohoo!

I could not have imagined two years ago that I would be here today, a PADI certified open water scuba instructor. Because two years ago I did not dive 🐬🐟 I owe so many...

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Almost an instructor…

It’s been an interesting few weeks, at times fun and at times frustrating as all hell. It’s unfortunate that one of those frustrating times has happened today, the DAY BEFORE MY BLOODY EXAMS ah...

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Browsing Bohol

With the start of the PADI Instructor course looming we took the opportunity to explore Bohol before I would have to get down to some serious hours in the classroom. We’d seen various flyers...

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Are expectations at fault?

My heart dropped when I heard there were to be fifteen Chinese divemasters doing the PADI Instructor Development Course with me. The Chinese are the largest growing dive market and so it makes sense that...