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Dawn of a new era

I’ve never been considered ‘an early adopter’, & so it’s only THIS year that I’ve gotten me one of them new-fangled phones with the cameras in them. (What’s next? Microwaves with clocks?!)

It’s not a great camera, particularly in low light, but one thing it does have: portability.

In today’s unexpected adventures, a photo of the Pacific Dawn docked in Sydney. Newly cleared of swine flu & finally allowed to disembark its passengers and (most of) its crew, it squats between office blocks above the backstreets of the city.

Pacific Dawn in Sydney, 1 June 2009

For seven days the Pacific Dawn was a symbol of the swine flu crisis, adrift off Australia’s east coast and unable to dock for fear of spreading the virus.