Month: March 2008

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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; } The Virgin Mary and offerings of recyclable waste, originally uploaded by blather. Get the high resolution version » In March 2008, the Vatican announced that "environmental pollution" was a new deadly sin. I took this photograph last week, before this announcement - I realise now that the recycling bags have been left as offerings for the virgin mary

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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; } Remarkable Cave (yes, that's what it's really called!), originally uploaded by blather. Get the high resolution version » Remarkable Cave, Tasman Peninsula, Tasmania. It gets its name because when the tide is out, the cave is the shape of Tasmania!

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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; } Bruny Neck, between North and South Bruny, looking south, originally uploaded by blather. Get the high resolution version » Bruny Neck, between North and South Bruny, looking south. To the left of the steps are burrows of little (fairy) penguins and short tailed shearwaters (muttonbirds)

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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; } Croke Park: Finishing Touches, originally uploaded by blather. Get the high resolution version » A worker at Dublin's croke park paints a gate to the Canal End stands before a match. The home of gaelic sports in Ireland, the 80,000 seater Croke Park, controversially threw open its gates to soccer and rubgy while Dublin's Lansdown Road field was undergoing rebuilding. Download High resolution version » Download High resolution 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; } Richie and Max, by Croke Park and the Royal Canal, originally uploaded by blather. Get the high resolution version » It's a Friday afternoon. I'm down beside the Royal Canal, taking photos of Croke Park, the Irish gaelic sports stadium. A bloke with a dog walks past. "Hey mister, can you take pictures of dogs with that camera?" "Uh, yeah, I could, I suppose" "Can you take a picture of Max? He's only seven months old, and me last dog was killed by a car." "Ah. My sister's dog was killed by a car two weeks ago. Staffy-whippet cross" "Right. Very intelligent then", taps his head, meaninfully. I get him to write down his address. Hey gets a bit confused doing it. "Sorry man, I had...

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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; } Emu, originally uploaded by blather. Get the high resolution version » Largest bird in Australia, growing up to 2m tall! Photographed in captivity at Something Wild Animal Sanctuary, near Mount Field National Park, Tasmania, Australia

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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; } Albino Bennet's Wallaby, Adventure Bay, Bruni Island, Tasmania, originally uploaded by blather. Get the high resolution version » These albino wallabies were quite a find, living in the woods near the the campsite at Adventure Bay, on Bruny Island. Tame enough to come into the trailer park, and calm enough to let me get close in the woods. Albino Bennet's Wallaby, Adventure Bay, Bruni Island, Tasmania. Macropus rufogriseus rufogriseus, or Bennet's Wallaby, is the Tasmanian subspecies of the red-necked wallaby.

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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; } Albino Bennet's Wallaby, Adventure Bay, Bruni Island, Tasmania, originally uploaded by blather. Get the high resolution version » These albino wallabies were quite a find, living in the woods near the the campsite at Adventure Bay, on Bruny Island. Tame enough to come into the trailer park, and calm enough to let me get close in the woods. Albino Bennet's Wallaby, Adventure Bay, Bruni Island, Tasmania. Macropus rufogriseus rufogriseus, or Bennet's Wallaby, is the Tasmanian subspecies of the red-necked wallaby.

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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; } Fortescue Bay, Tasmania, originally uploaded by blather. Get the high resolution version » Fortescue Bay, Tasmania

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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; } Tesselated Pavement, near Eaglehawk Neck, Tasman Peninsula, originally uploaded by blather. Get the high resolution version » Tesselated Pavement, near Eaglehawk Neck, Tasman Peninsula. Tessellated pavement is a rare sedimentary rock formation that occurs on some ocean shores, so named because it fractures into square blocks that appear like tiles, or tessellations. It is formed when rock that has cracked through plate tectonic movement of the Earth's crust is modified by sand and wave action