By Simon Bell, Simply Diving Dive Operations Manager Look at the following photo and it’ll be hard not to miss a huge, eight-legged cephalopod atop a rock. Look even closer and the more taxonomically-minded among you will see it’s the humble Octopus vulgaris, or common octopus to the non sea-dweller. But look even closer still […]
By Simon Bell, Simply Diving Dive Operations Manager It feels like a lifetime and a half away when I first learnt to float through inner space, blowing my virgin bubbles and marvelling at creatures I had only met before in books, on the tele or through a cheap, steamed-up mask on a childhood snorkelling adventure […]
By Simon Bell, Dive Operations Manager How sad it is to see one of your favourite dive sites – bursting with the most vibrant and diverse species of marine life; steeped in the most fascinating naval history that stretches back literally centuries; accessible to divers of all abilities and experience – turned into a rubbish […]
By Simply Diving Divemaster Rhia Keene Hey Everyone. Wow, I can’t believe how quickly six months went, but sadly it’s the end of my Divemaster internship here at Simply Diving! First things first… I have to say what a great team I’ve been working with for the last half year, from all the Instructors, to […]
By Simply Diving PADI Instructor Dan Nelmes HOW’S IT GOING DIVE FRIENDS..? April 24th was a particularly important day for divers. Why, I hear you ask? Because all around the world, divers and dive companies got involved with Project AWARE’s Dive For Earth Day: One of the scuba diving world’s most important days in the […]
By Simply Diving Divemaster Trainee Rhia Keene To introduce myself… my name is Rhia Keene. I’m 23 and in my first month of my PADI Divemaster internship course at Simply Diving. To be honest, I never thought I would be sat here right now writing this blog about how I’m training to be a scuba […]
By Simply Diving Instructor Dan Nelmes What’s happening divers…? The first few months of 2010 proved to be a testing time for diving, due to some unnaturally very wet and stormy weather. But a continued break from the rain and wind has yielded some gorgeous dry and sunny days these past few weeks. So it […]
By Simply Diving IDC Staff Instructor Jenny Pritchard Introductions then! For those of you who don’t already know me, my name is Jenny. I have been a PADI Instructor for four years, diving for eight years and I am the newest full-time member of the Simply Diving team.