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  1. Lundy Island

    Quote Originally Posted by BenL View Post
    Looking back, there are many things in life one might regret. Right up there for me is my reluctance to join a dive club. Iíve all the excuses Ė too far away from the sea, young family, donít want to dive in all but optimal conditions, blah-blah. I freely admit Iím a bit of an opportunist. A dive tart, if you will. Itís OK. Iím comfortable with that. To be honest, my diving needs to be on my terms or, rather, the terms dictated by my circumstance. Iíve managed to tag along with others on organised
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    Updated 09-06-2014 at 01:41 AM by BenL

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  2. The Family Holiday or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Snorkel

    Quote Originally Posted by BenL View Post
    ďWeíre going to Cornwall with your sisterĒ
    ďOh, will I get to go divingĒ?
    <Silence>

    And so it began. My mind was now in overdrive trying to think of a way to get wet without incurring the wrath of a non-diving spouse, in whose head the idea of cladding oneself in rubber and jumping into the briny is as far removed from the family holiday ideal as itís possible to get. Not to mention the fact that this was a supremely selfish request on my part, for which many brownie
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