cave diving

Keeping Dry

Hailed as a prophetic masterpiece of science-fiction when it was first published in 1869, Jules Verne’s, “Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea”, overlooked the earlier achievements of Augustus Siebe and his diving helmet and standard flexible dress. A diving breakthrough… 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 ›

Manual Dexterity

Hanging on my office wall is a framed copy of The Times newspaper dated Thursday, November 7th 1805, carrying the first reports of the Battle of Trafalgar fought off the Spanish coast on the 21st October of that same year;… Read More ›

“Somebody’s Got To Do It.”

Seldom receiving the recognition they deserve, the following article about the New South Wales Police Diving Unit was first published in ‘Professional Diver Journal’ in early 1996, shortly after the Unit celebrated their Diamond Jubilee as one of the World’s… Read More ›