Volcanic eruptions are very inconvenient if you have travel plans, or get caught up in one. But they are very nice to look at. Here's some of magma-and-ash-spewing Eyjafjallajokull's finest work.

Taken at sunset yesterday.

The cloud, coming in from Iceland on the top left and covering Britain.


An aerial shot shows lava oozing from a fissure.

Clouds above the volcanic glacier.


This ash is the reason you can't fly to Europe. Sorry.