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Roaming Helsinki

tags: travel, nature, environment, cities, Munkkivuori, Helsinki, Finland Gifts of chocolate and licorice from my host. Image: GrrlScientist, 3 July 2009 [larger view]. (raw image) Ah, the breakfast of champions: licorice and chocolate. Well, and coffee (not pictured, but you get the idea). My host finally awoke (I had been awake for hours, watching birds,…

A Summer Day in Helsinki, Finland

tags: travel, nature, environment, cities, Munkkivuori, Helsinki, Finland Brick tower that is just outside my host’s apartment in the Munkkivuori neighborhood in Helsinki, Finland. Photographed as I walked to Tarvaspää Café at the Gallen-Kallela Museum near Tarvon Salmi in Helsinki, Finland. Image: GrrlScientist, 2 July 2009 [larger view]. (raw image) Now that a new month…

One Last Beer in Tallinn

tags: Old Town, Tallinn, Estonia, cities Grog. Photographed in Old Town, Tallinn, Estonia. Image: GrrlScientist, 22 July 2009 [larger view]. (raw image) All hail to the mighty beer, brewed in the original style, using ingredients that approximate (as closely as possible) what was originally used. My beer had a distinct cinnamon flavor.

tags: Old Town, Tallinn, Estonia, cities A room inside the wall around Old Town. Photographed in Old Town, Tallinn, Estonia. Image: GrrlScientist, 22 July 2009 [larger view]. (raw image) This is a room inside the wall that surrounds the Old Town portion of Tallinn, Estonia. As you can see, this room is in remarkably pristine…

tags: Old Town, Tallinn, Estonia, cities Lunch at the Olde Hansa Restaurant. Photographed in Old Town, Tallinn, Estonia. Image: GrrlScientist, 22 July 2009 [larger view]. (raw image)

tags: Anne Loftus playground, Inwood, Manhattan, NYC, NYC through my eye, photography, Autumn in NYC Image: GrrlScientist 6 November 2008 [larger view]. As I’ve already mentioned, I am having a rough time right now, but I love photography, so I decided that I should view NYC through a shutter as a way to deal with…

tags: bird behavior, emotional lives of animals, ornithology, birds, avian, photoessay The bird calls out after realising that his (her?) mate is dead Image: Wilson Hsu, AbuNawaf.com [larger view]. There are many inexplicable and tragic events in nature, yet few are captured on film. Here is an interesting series of photographs depicting a pair of…

London’s Globe Theatre

tags: London England, London’s Globe Theatre, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, performing arts, travel A duel of the drummers at London’s Globe Theatre. Image: GrrlScientist, 1 September 2008 [larger view]. The day after Nature’s European ScienceBlogging Conference had concluded, I set out to photograph the city with my friend and colleague, Bob O’Hara, and then to attend…

tags: Seattle Washington, University District, first things, University of Washington Seattle, Washington. Image: GrrlScientist, 26 September 2008 [larger view]. This will be my last photoessay from my Seattle visit. I sincerely hope I will be able to return for more visits, but because my life has gone the way it has, I think of every…

tags: Seattle Washington, Biology Department Greenhouse, University of Washington, poison dart frogs, Dendrobates, Dendrobatidae Captive-bred Dyeing Poison Dart frog, Dendrobates tinctorius, from the Guianas of northeastern South America. Image: GrrlScientist 29 September 2008 [larger view]. This is part two of my UW Biology Department greenhouse photoessay. In part one, I showed you seedpods and a…