Nov 25, 2022Liked by Shona Riddell

To a landlubber like me it sounds terrifying and the rewards must be wonderful. BUT if the learning is not fun...You made the right decision.

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I'm an ocean swimmer and couldn't for the life of me learn to scuba dive. I applaud you even having a go!

I have severe vestibular issues and have had to adjust my life in the sea to fit.

I too hate wetsuits but will wear them to winter swim. I do feel though, that there's nothing like just normal swimming in the sea, diving down with a mask (and/or snorkel) and looking at the world beneath, feeling the cool salty seawater against the skin. Congrats!

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Thanks Prue! Good idea to use a mask and snorkel, maybe I’ll stick with that for a while.

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