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Wednesday, 10 June 2020

SPEAR GUNS - By Ron Taylor (1966)

Ron Taylor World Spear Fishing Champion, French Polynesia (Tahiti) 1965

Ben Cropp in The Swain Reefs (1961)  photo by Ron Taylor


Norah Head (circa 1962)
Peter and Ron in 1965 'Sweet Victory' for Peter after Tahiti World Championship.

Flinders Reef, Qld.  1965

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Calypso underwater camera 1963

 Van (1963)

Van Laman


 Van beside anchor of Porpoise wreck, Matthew Flinders ship lost Wreck Reef 1803. Photo taken 1965 when we discovered it
 Van Laman, Nov 1963 at Cook Island NSW
circa 1963

(Below and above) Van Jarvis with former husband Ben Cropp.

North Stradbrokw Island, Nov 1963
Kangaroo Island December 1963 Australian Championships.

Thursday, 4 June 2020

"MY FIRST SHARK" by Ron Taylor (1966) republished in Fathom.

First published in The Sunday Telegraph (1965) weekly column. Also in Fathom (1972)

Fathom #2