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As well as being the director of DAO, Trish is also the project manager and co-producer for Freewheeling, the organisation producing Sue Austin's Unlimited commission 'Creating the Spectacle!' Here she blogs about her experiences of this ambitious, underwater wheelchair project.

Egypt 4 - Day 5

24 March 2013


Sue in red t-shirt talks to tall man in stripey t-shirt with big tv camera in foreground

This was always going to be a different day. I woke up an hour before the alarm and got up to charge Sue's video camera and type up the blog from day 4. The Dutch TV crew arrived on time and we made our introductions: Pascala, the producer, Sander the presenter and Jim the cameraman. Sander is a keen diver so the program De Wandeling which airs on channel 2 in Holland is a great match for the project. We encountered problems at the jetty as the police wouldn't allow the big camera to be taken...

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Egypt 4 - Day 2

21 March 2013


Sue Austin in red Creating the spectacle T-shirt, in front of Camel Dive Centre

Yesterday evening when we got back from the boat Sue and I received a Skype call from a producer who works for Dutch Public Television. Sue is to be profiled on a half hour programme called 'The Walk'. The crew of three will be arriving on Friday evening and coming for a day's filming on Saturday. Today I am keeping in mind the most appropriate sites to take them to experience a typical day and some great dives.  We went to two new sites today: Ras Bob and White Knight. With...

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