After fishing three days out of Small Hope Bay Lodge
on Andros, I knew the place was going to be Really Hard to Leave.
There aren't many places to stay on Andros, but Small Hope Bay Lodge
, an eco-lodge built in the 1960s with native materials, has an excellent reputation for sustainability.
Eventually, operations shifted to a large, tin-roofed building in the nearby village of Fresh Creek, but the private and public rooms of Small Hope Bay Lodge
still proudly display production-line Androsia fabrics and one-of-a-kind pieces like the luminous silk panels the now-accomplished fabric artist Rosie Birch created for the hotel's homey lounge and dining areas.
The inquest at Fresh Creek, Andros, which has been adjourned until December to allow other members of the dive party to give evidence, also heard police complaints that the Small Hope Bay Lodge
, the diving centre where the group was staying, had not handed over Mr Graves's scuba equipment until four days after his death in July.
Located in the hotel is a new dive centre operated by the dive experts from Small Hope Bay Lodge
on Andros Island.