In the late nineties of the last century we started diving in Adriatic Sea. For various reasons, mostly financial, our equipment was limited to bare minimum. We were using 7L tanks which we could occasionally buy cheaply as a fire department surplus. We were breathing via the old Czechoslovak regulators Tajfun updated to accommodate the […]
It is not merely flippant to say that monks and nuns stood to mankind as a sort of sanctified league of aunts and uncles. It is a commonplace that they did everything that nobody else would do; that the abbeys kept the world’s diary, faced the plagues of all flesh, taught the first technical arts, […]
We try hard to prevent deaths we did not provoke, Yet we do not care about deaths we cause.
Christ is risen … that is the good news of the Easter Sunday. Our world is hoping for a different one in these days, a cure for the virus. While we are praying for that to happen it is good to remind ourselves He is the cure for all the viruses of the present and […]
Adam and I have started a new website called Vita Aquatica. On that website we collect videos related to water some way. Most of them are about diving, but some about other water-related activities as well. There are basically two criteria we use when selecting the videos: (1) we have to like them (an obvious […]
Today is the seventh day of the full lockdown in New Zealand due to Covid-19 (the corona virus). The weather is beautiful, but we have to sit at home. Only now I realize what a privilege it is to be able to go where we want. We usually think it is normal, or rather we […]