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Snippets 13: "A hare in a fix"

The polar bear on the ice-floe is the iconic image of climate change and the warming of our seas. Here on the Solway Firth nearly 140 years ago, the climate had changed in the other direction – towards a bitter winter. 460 more words

Snippets

10. Disaster and Demolition

Image ‘reproduced with permission of the Department of Transport (National Records of Scotland, BR/SJR/4/2, p. 2)’

‘DISASTER TO THE SOLWAY VIADUCT! Five of its piers destroyed’ ( 1,807 more words

Railway

Greenland's Icebergs

In a previous blog,  ‘Anthropomorphic Ice’ , I used the following two of my photographs from a visit, by cruise ship, to the southern and western shores of Greenland in 2008.   153 more words

Places

In the dead of winter

In between low granite walls
Two workmen stand in snow,
Watching as the steel rod falls
To pound the earth below.

Some distance from their younger years, 94 more words

Musings

Hubbard Glacier

Hubbard Glacier is located in eastern Alaska and part of Yukon, Canada. This was taken from a distance, but our ship took us closer. What’s really nice about cruise ships is that they turn the ship from side to side so everyone gets a good look. 226 more words

Photography

Way Down East: how Lillian Gish suffered for her art

Seduced and betrayed by a scoundrel, mother to a dead child, and cast out by an unfeeling employer, “frenzied – tortured” Anna Moore (Lillian Gish) stumbles out into a blizzard and, hearing the rush of the river, on to her certain death. 1,070 more words

Silent Film