Counter-Strike

A Chain Reaction

Putting the bite on sharks may not be good for our health.  There are distinct advantages in being at the top of the food chain.  Not least the fact that with so many choices between the lower end of the… Read More ›

Happy New Year 2016

Have any of you noticed that tomatoes are becoming tasteless? It’s the same story with most vegetables, isn’t it? The size and texture are fine – the result of genetic engineering – but the flavour is sadly lacking. I have… Read More ›

The Magic of Diving

Despite the objections of sceptics, lots of folks like to keep their options open when it comes to superstitious behaviour. It’s probably a hangover from childhood when we still believed that there might be magic in the world. Continuing to… Read More ›

Heads … and tails.

There’s no finer place for keeping abreast of all that’s happening in diving than the front bar of the “The Sozzled Cod”. As a gathering point for divers of every level of experience and underwater interest, it’s a place where… Read More ›

Heroes and Villains

As somebody once pointed out, heroes are just ordinary people who do extra-ordinary things. That might well be the case. But in an activity like diving, (where nothing should ever be taken for granted), it’s important to choose role models… Read More ›