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Swapping Weston for the Antarctic

A woman from Weston super Mare has given up life as a PE teacher to spend four months on a tiny remote island in Antarctica.

Hannah Johns has been counting penguins, cleaning up after them, and welcoming visitors to the worlds most southerly post office on Port Lockroy.

Kylie went on a very long trip to pay her a visit:


Photographer reveals story behind Weston-super-Mare Oasis cover

Oasis have revealed the story behind the single cover Roll With It from 1995. The image was captured in Weston-super-Mare, the day before they played at the Glastonbury festival.

Credit: Oasis / Brain Cannon

Photographer Brian Cannon, who has created some of the most iconic album covers of the modern indie age, shot the photograph on a blisteringly hot Summer's day.

Taking to the band's Twitter page, Brian recalls the funny looks they received whilst filming as the Wonderwall singers were all dressed in duffle coats.

This was shot on Weston Super Mare beach in Somerset. Oasis were playing Glastonbury the following day so we had to find a location within striking distance. It was red hot & the band were sat in duffle coats, much to the interest of hundreds of onlookers.

– Brian Cannon, photographer
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