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Monthly Archives: February 2012
A few days ago we had our final visit of the summer from a cruise ship. This one was called ‘Ocean Nova’ and was small enough to be able to moor up at the wharf. Once again, the base became … Continue reading
I was having lunch in the dining room today when a call went out on the radio from one of our dive boats. The cox had spotted a pair of humpback whales a few hundred metres off the point. I … Continue reading
It’s sometimes difficult to think of this as a job. Today started off well, with a gentle morning’s work followed by a generous lunch. I was busy preparing myself for a quiet afternoon doing some kit repairs, when I became … Continue reading
There is no doubt that winter is creeping ever nearer. A few weeks ago the sun started to dip below the horizon in the middle of the night, but now even that dusky gloom has evolved into nights of proper … Continue reading
Here are a few photos of some orcas that appeared off the end of the runway a couple of weeks ago.