Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Don't miss James Appleton's photographs of Icelandic volcano Fimmvörðuháls erupting against the Northern Lights--grand slide show.


  1. It's hard to think how one could be more astonishing. Throw in an angel or a comet, maybe! Nature beats photoshop.

  2. Absolutely amazing, beautiful and elemental - a dangerous place to be.

  3. I'm glad he was daring. And knew what he was doing.


Alas, I must once again remind large numbers of Chinese salesmen and other worldwide peddlers that if they fall into the Gulf of Spam, they will be eaten by roaming Balrogs. The rest of you, lovers of grace, poetry, and horses (nod to Yeats--you do not have to be fond of horses), feel free to leave fascinating missives and curious arguments.