Moving along “Swimming”ly.

Australia is surrounded by water and swimming is one of many great passions. As well as being fun, swimming is a great way to keep fit, stay healthy and make friends. Swimming: Is one of the most popular sports in Australia. Is a healthy activity that you can continue for a lifetime, has many physicalContinue reading “Moving along “Swimming”ly.”

Fast Facts: Pineapplefish

The Pineapplefish is an unusual fish that can produce light from organs on the lower jaw. The Pineapplefish looks like a pineapple, hence the name. On either side of the lower jaw is a light organ that produces a greenish glow. The colour of the light is reported to change to red as the fishContinue reading “Fast Facts: Pineapplefish”

Fast Facts: Grey Nurse Sharks

The Grey Nurse Shark is listed as two separate populations within Australia. The east coast population is listed as critically endangered. The west coast population is listed as vulnerable. This species became the first protected shark in the world when the New South Wales Government declared it a protected species in 1984. The Grey Nurse Shark isContinue reading “Fast Facts: Grey Nurse Sharks”

Short Story: Grey Nurse Sharks

My biceps bulged, as I lifted my bright white, heavy scuba tank, caressing it like a baby, to the floor of my humble, zippy car. The aroma of bacon and eggs hypnotised me, as I took my last bite of the salty, creamy, crisp and runny protein-packed morsel. My tongue contracted, as I flooded myContinue reading “Short Story: Grey Nurse Sharks”

Don’t “Mind” me

Before you freedive, it’s important to take care of your mind. What is your mind telling you? Are you stressed or worried? When you wake up, exercise or are facing a stressful event, your pituitary gland reacts. It sends a signal to the adrenal glands to produce just the right quantity of cortisol. With thisContinue reading “Don’t “Mind” me”