Since my first round of community mentoring back in 2015, when I mentored 54 people for six months, I’ve been asked periodically whether I’d do it again. My answer was always something like ‘maybe – it was a lot of work’ and I didn’t think I’d have the time, given that we’d started to spend more time diving each year (you’d be surprised how many places in the world now have internet good enough to work over – even on dive boats themselves!).
Roll forward to 2020 and the current Covid-19 pandemic. We had a week-long dive trip