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Discussion in 'General Chit Chat' started by reefloat, Sep 10, 2014.

  1. Eaval

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    Thats some sick customs and excise .. or is it exercise?
     
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    Hi All,

    I promise I will find time to actually contribute to the forum again soon following an enforced absence, but for now here is just another shamless plug of my blog. Not much reading this time though!

    Landscapes Part One | Two Years in the Atlantic
     
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    Beautiful.......
     
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    By the way guys, if you like my blog and think its worth a read Id love it if youd share it on facebook etc. If I get my readeship high enough I might be able to get some work through the tourist board here. Cheers
     
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    Another wonderful entry Paul. You can tell by the tone of your writing that you're settling well Big Thumbs Up The place looks idyllic to me, enjoy !

    Phil
     
  8. Eaval

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    Sorry to hear about the construction work Paul. Unfortunately its a fact of life and a necessary evil.

    More people on the island I am sure will help its survival, but it does have to be balanced by local values.
     
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    Oh I have no complaints about the building. Im not a "not on my doorstep" type. It absolutely makes sense for the Island and is desperately needed, its just **** for us!!
     
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    another great entry :thumbup1: shame about the construction work but as they say "its better to have loved and lost than never to have never loved at all"
     
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    Hi All. We had an amazing trip out to see more Whales and Dolphins last weekend. It was an incredible experience. You can see the photos and read about it here.
    http://twoyearsintheatlantic.com/
     
  12. Eaval

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    Great write up Paul.
    Ya should have learnt to dive in the UK. BSAC is world renowned :)
     
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    Thank Scott, True, its also five times the price in the UK! Here its cheap to learn, cheap to dive, you can snorkel to a wreck, and go diving three or four times a week! : )

    Ive always wanted to learn, just never had the money to spare, or on the odd occasion I have, I havent had the time to get it done! Im determined to be at dive master level before I leave here.
     
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    Padi course are 5x the price of bsac I would agree with. I have done both. Bsac cost me about 50 quid for books and lectures. Diving was what it cost for the pool hire between the club and dive trips were depending on where you went and for how long. No profit was taken out of the club. What little was made was ploughed back in. No salaries drawn ... just expenses paid.

    Padi tends to be run as a business ...
     
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    Dont disagree mate, but its 5x cheaper here than in the UK, BSAC or PADI regardless. I can wreck dive for a tenner including all gear, O2 and the boat. I also just didnt have the spare time back home much as Id of loved to. Here Im retired remember!
     
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    I seriously hope your diving on air ... o2 deadly below 6m !!!
     
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    Oh yeah, weel spotted, just testing you mate. Im not actually diving on anything yet, the pool for the intro dives is being painted, so just going through the theory before we start.
     
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    How many minutes you down to on that set of steps? Something ladder ... jacobs?
     
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    8min 25sec! Ive knocked two minutes off my initial time, but still not bettered my bloody wife yet!
     
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    What time is the wife doing it in Paul ?
     
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