Month: August 2007

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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Grey Seal, Kilmore Quay, Wexford, originally uploaded by blather. Get high resolution photograph of the grey seal » This grey seal is one of several "tame" animals that hang around the harbour of Kilmore Quay, scavenging fish scraps from anglers and trawler crew. The seal probably lives on the Saltee Islands. I photographed them two years ago, too

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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Fog rolling over the hills, Kenai Fjords, Alaska, originally uploaded by blather. Fog rolling over the hills, Kenai Fjords, Alaska

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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } Gas... food... lodging?, originally uploaded by blather. Click for high resolution version » Gas... food... lodging? Deserted gas station, "Igloo City" between Anchorage and Fairbanks, George Parks Highway, Alaska. I had driven through miles and miles of forest wilderness on my way to Denali, so the "Igloo" was a surprise - I ground the car to a halt in a cloud of dust, and took some pictures of this surreal structure. It's about 180 miles north of Anchorage... More about it here »

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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } A photograph of my "isle of the dead" photograph, originally uploaded by blather. Get a print of this iceberg photograph. I just got an email from Tokyo-based Irish journalist David McNeill (The Independent, Japan Focus, of a print of one my images on his living room wall. It's a very odd feeling to think that this picture is hanging on a wall in Tokyo. The image is of the "Isle of the dead" iceberg from the Antarctic trip earlier this year. BTW, I have no idea who the chap on the left is, but I assume he's someone important. Update: He's Charles Jenkins: "Charles Jenkins describes the moment in 1965 when he left his US Army post and defected to North Korea as the biggest mistake...

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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } "And sez I, 'you're havin' me on, right?'", originally uploaded by blather. "And sez I, 'you're havin' me on, right?'" Sea Otter, giving it loads to the camera... Hi, I'm an otter, who the hell are you?, originally uploaded by blather. "Hi, I'm an otter, who the hell are you?"

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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } There's a moose loose around the hoose, originally uploaded by blather. (high rez version here) There's a moose loose around the hoose Alaskan Moose, Alces alces gigas, near Soldotna Tycho Brahe (15461601), a famous physicist and astronomer, had a pet elk that once got drunk and died when it fell down the stairs in his castle (get high rez version) (get high rez version)

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.flickr-photo { border: solid 2px #000000; } .flickr-yourcomment { } .flickr-frame { text-align: left; padding: 3px; } .flickr-caption { font-size: 0.8em; margin-top: 0px; } _MG_3727_balloon, originally uploaded by blather. This photo just keeps turning up - I've had people in the Canadian government and in Californian non-profits contacting me about it. And it's just a picture of a balloon! Taken at the icount rally in London last year. I Count - Stop Climate Chaos »