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  • Time Travel

    In May 1993, Asian Diver magazine, with six issues to its credit, was barely a year old when Rainer Sigel – the magazine’s Founder and Publisher; Michael Loh – its Creative Director and I attended the annual PATA (Pacific Asia… Read More ›

  • ADEX2018 – Standing Tall On the World stage.

    Celebrating its 24th year as a dive extravaganza without equal, Singapore’s annual ADEX (Asian Dive Exhibition) Show has – like the literary character, Topsy – “just growed” to become a major player in the global promotion of diving. Attracting an… Read More ›

  • ADEX2018 TEKDive Conference – Singapore

    Putting diving – and diving exploration – into the driving seat, the ADEX2018 TeKDive Conference (Suntec City, Singapore from 6-8 April) travels beyond the mermaid zone to see how a small handful of dedicated pioneers are combining science and technology… Read More ›

  • Being Neighbourly

    As a former believer in the notion perpetrated by generations of Chief Petty Officers – who took exception to ship’s decks being littered with rubbish – that the ocean was the “world’s biggest ashtray”, I always assumed that the sea… Read More ›

  • Dining With Divers: Tales from the Kitchen Table

    ”From the first nail-biting story of up-close encounters with crocodiles to the last heart-warming description of how to make Pecan and Pear Bread by first growing a pear tree, Dining with Divers had me hooked from the first dip. Simon… Read More ›

  • Genetically Modified Behaviour

    “Barely fifty-years old yet recreational diving is  – in cultural terms – only slowly emerging from the Dark Ages of sexual inequality.” Says Professor Greta Wrassebender, author of the internationally acclaimed, “The Ultimate Aphrodisiac: A study of sexuality and cold,… Read More ›