One reason, I now fully realise, that I took to writing years ago,
and did not consider photography at all, was the weight of the gear.
Two weeks have been spent beating a path to Snow and Rock,
a doughty nearby shop that sells everything from water purifying tablets to
I'm only taking a few 'plane journeys, but I've decided to treat my travels
with all the seriousness of a major expedition.
How to ensure the safety of cameras, lenses and fragile equipment
while travelling is now a problem on a par with carbon emissions
and the imminent obliteration of the species.
Polynylon is the way forward... and, as ever,
hang the expense.