It has been 2 years today since DWWTLM was set up on the roof terrace of a small hotel in Kas, Turkey and what a journey it has been!
These past few months I haven’t blogged as much as I would have liked; I have been seriously busy and unfortunately had to let something slide…
BUT! It’s September and as we enter year 3 of DWWTLM being live on the net I feel like I should, for the first time, properly introduce myself…
My name is Madeline Anderson, I am 16 years old and live in the Midlands, UK (as far away from the sea you can get on our island).
I have been a diver since I was 12 years old; at 14 I became a PADI Master Scuba Diver and founded this blog. Now, at 16, I’ve just passed my ISE Sidemount course at Gozo Technical Divers and have just come home today from a two week trip in Barbados where I completed dives with marine biologist Andre Miller and other great divers at Barbados Blue.
This past year I took my school project and Gold CREST project “The Effects of Nitrogen on the Body under Pressure” to the National Science and Engineering competition held at the Big Bang Fair in March of this year and I have also been studying for my GCSEs which I sat in May/June time.
In a week’s time I will start 6th form and will commence studying for my ALevels. I will be taking Biology, Physics and Maths to A2 level and Photography as an ASLevel. I have chosen my subjects because I enjoy them and also because they are the subjects I need to go to university to study Marine Biology!
My ultimate aim in the future is to be happy and do things that I enjoy, hopefully always growing and learning. My aim with my blog (as it always has been) is to give others the resource to be constantly learning with me.
So, I’ve tidied up “behind the scenes” in my draft box, I’ve had some incredible experiences and met some amazing people this summer; I have plenty to write about in the posts to come!
Although now entering year 12 I will be, without a doubt, busy at school I will still try to be blogging as much as possible and I guess we will see where we are and what we have learnt this time next year!
Bring on a great year 3 for DWWTLM!!