Simon Gardiner – From The Sky Down
One word. WOW.
On Vashon Island (near Seattle, Washington, USA), a tree grows carrying a rather unusual passenger – an old bike. A boy left his bike up against the tree when he went to war in 1914…and he never came back.
The tree and island gained some level of notoriety when Berkeley Breathed, creator of Bloom County, wrote a children’s book inspired by the bicycle eating tree entitled ‘Red Ranger Came Calling’.
Taking GIFs beyond the realm of a cat falling off a sofa. Click the link for more cinemagraphs.
Been a while since I’ve done an Image of the Day post. Hopefully this isn’t blasphemous.
A BMW blasts through the desert during the sixth stage of the 2011 Argentina-Chile Dakar Rally. Follow the link above for even more shots.
Hat tip to @rnnbrwn for the link.
This seal pup at Hessilhead Wildlife Rescue Centre in Beith seems unimpressed by the big chill. Photo taken by Gay Christie.
A foot of snow in Edinburgh. Nial Smith, who created the footprint in his garden, said: “I had made a sketch and I knew roughly what I wanted to do. You can see the car on the left to get an idea of the scale.”
Photo by Sean Heavey from National Geographic’s Photography Contest 2010.