The underwater shipwreck excavation of the wreck of the ship Mentor, that sank off the island of Kythera in 1802 while carrying goods plundered from the Parthenon by British diplomat Lord Elgin has proved to be a treasure trove of personal items from the passengers and crew.
Seems to me that there's just a wee bit too much Titanic porn floating (sic) about at the moment. World recession and a desire to live in times when the Toffs (according to Julian Fellowes) were decent chaps (as opposed to Cameron, Osborne & Johnson). What we need now, of course, is a decent war, none of that cowardly Johnny Foreigner stuff.
Austrian photographer and deep sea diving enthusiast Andreas Franke has released a new series titled Stavronikita Project: The Life Above Refined Below being exhibited deep at the bottom of the Caribbean right off the coast of Barbados. It was less than two years ago that the adventurous photographer first introduced his idea of an underwater gallery, at 130 ft. deep, with his photography affixed to the sunken USS General Hoyt S. Vandenberg ship.