Postcard from Lucerne; The Lake of Light

A morning cruise on Lake Lucerne provided some great light, which was actually quite unexpected. The early light was being diffused through the clouds producing this beautiful scene, which almost appeared like sunrise even though it was mid-morning. The cruises leave regularly from the main quay near the railway station and KKL and stops off at Weggis and Vitznau both of …

Costa Concordia – Trial by Social Media

Few people in the modern world dominated by the spread of social media will be untouched by the disaster of the cruise ship Costa Concordia. Since the ship ran aground off the Tuscan coast, all forms of media have been saturated with the story. Every day there is a constant stream of articles retelling the sinking, many circulated repeatedly as the press strives to …