As a very famous person said, what is lost is lost and what is found is rubbish. And so it turned out to be true. Without our talisman Herr Nicola on the boat this week the numbers were well down from the bumper turn out seven days earlier, but a happy if slightly depleted Band of Brothers and Sisters set forth on a mission that was worth more than just the enjoyment of diving. Could we recover that which had been lost? Sadly it turned out that we could not, but great fun
... or Diving – with Dignitas/the last shred of dignity Bring on the day - after 7 pints of coffee a trickle of divers and passengers began to fill the boat. Oberknanzler bootmarschall organized arrivals and we were all soon kitted up and ready to go. All we needed was deckjunge Adrian (ADM Adrian). Eventually he turned up and was set to work. The boat had 21 divers and 5 passengers. The wet area was designated as the entire boat and we filled nearly every seat with a tank.
We were all on-board by 0830, except the Belshaw possy. This time he was unable to blame his usual dive buddy and arrived over 1 minute late. He appeared oblivious to the tardiness of his punctuality. We were then treated to an informative safety brief by our DM for the day, Mr “ G –Man” – Grioni. It was almost as though the day would be under a quiet scrutiny for any mistake or amusing incident, and you’d be right. We were reminded to take pictures for the nature challenge a
Rain Did not dampen the full boat on Sunday, unless you stood in it or were diving. We had 19 divers and one irritating passenger. There is nothing worse than a frustrated diver, turned paparazzi, DM without portfolio and buzzing drone driver. Many people have asked, why Wang Chau. I say it is very interesting, fascinating and not at all boring. Wang Chau is part of the Early Cretaceous Kau Sai Chau Volcanic Group and the smallest amongst the Ung Kong Islands. The highest po