Photos published

The photos I took while travelling with the university’s river Po voyage have resulted in the most significant publication of my photos so far.  The January/February issue of The Atlantic Monthly magazine has an article by Corby Kummer about the trip and they used the following 3 photos with the article…

The article has a link for further photos of mine in an online slideshow.

More of my photos of the trip can be seen here

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Plastic wine bottles

I just came across this (bottle on the left) in our local supermarket here in the uk…

Wolf Blass in PET bottle

My attention was drawn by the strange colour of the bottle and the fact that it looked rather small compared to all the other wine bottles. When I picked it up I found that it was very light and had flexible sides.

Not spending much time in the UK, I had missed the news about the arrival of plastic wine bottles.

Apart from thoughts about possible affects the plastic has on the wine, I immediately thought of some major benefits this packaging has for wine…

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