Interview with Marlon Quinn – Passionate Freediving Instructor and Founder of WaterMaarq Freediving

Padi Pros Oceania were kind enough to interview me about freediving and my keen interest in it and published this article. Click through to read the article on the PADI Pros’ Site.

The Darkside of The Lens

My Heart Still Thumps At times I marvel at the connectivity the internet and social media affords us. The ability to cyber connect in the street so to speak. You pass by an image on Instagram and connect with it. You’re beyond like for like and F4F, it actually speaks to you. Deciding to speakContinue reading “The Darkside of The Lens”

My first negotiation, at 12

First Jobs As a kid there’s a novelty in someone asking you to do a job for some pocket money. It’s a celebration, giving first tastes of independence and new found choices and options. Suddenly, a reliance on known variables, such as whether Mum or Dad is in a good or bad mood, or whetherContinue reading “My first negotiation, at 12”

What it takes

A little while back my friend JC was on the verge of returning home to Adelaide for Xmas from Melbourne. A keen cyclist, keener on going up rather than anything else and in the shortest and steepest fashion possible, especially off-road, he has a certain knack for the pedals. Back in the Day Over theContinue reading “What it takes”

Local knowledge and lingo

Fancy a Frenchman telling you that there’s a great adventure to be had in Spain, and he knows just where it is. Stranger things have happened, but thank goodness for local knowledge. Rodolfo, a very accomplished cyclist who resides in one of the most delightful of places in France for outdoor activities, was to beContinue reading “Local knowledge and lingo”

How will the story read at the end of the year?

Everyone has a story, often it reads with how we want it to be but what it actually is, is the substance all others seek. Alessandro, reported by his sister in Italy in September 2012 as missing, presumed dead, has a story. Presumably the victim of the economy, saddened by the loss of his Father,Continue reading “How will the story read at the end of the year?”