When I arrived in China last week for a 5 day hectic visit, my computer died day 2!! after an initial panick attack, remembering that I had not backed up for about a year, it went off for a screen fix!..It returned the day I left for Fiji, but only lasted two days till Monday […]
“Peppe le’pew” and “Captain America” are hard at it onboard ICE, in between sleeping off the night before!! and 12 hour straight sleeps, everyother day to catch up 🙂 , but we are a happy family..maybe too happy??? three other yacht owners have asked if John is my son!!!Derr!!!
This may explain why 50 % of our Tonga Blue T-shirts are “not quite right” but they are still pretty cool! and yes I do like China!! LOL..
Well we just had a quick change of crew, with one couple now unable to sort employers and leases etc. so looking to reschedule for next year maybe. That allowed a new opening for Alex and I am talking to a few others now to fill the last spot of the ten person Dive team. […]
I have headed back to China for a few days to look at equipment (including some very impressive ROV’s!) and for discussions with our China boat builders about boats!! Mark and our newly appointed Tonga Blue ltd. Executive Directors, Mr Viliami ‘atelea afeaki ( Bill) and Mr Siua Tai (Joshua) are all busy in Nuku […]
Jane’s mum was a painter in a heavy shipward in China and then a crane driver. Jane just learnt how to use a paint roller for the first time in here life so mum would be proud and now the job it done. John arrives wed. afternoon and Gregory arrives next week. We now have […]
Last year Joshua, our hard working “Cultural Adviser” for Tonga Blue (part of our team for the past couple of years), took us to a place where there was a bell. No one knew anything about it, so I did a quick check for “Danks & Sons Sydney” and turns out the company is still […]
Finally got out of the hole and painting the bottom. In the water on Monday, so glad about that!!!