Ahh 'cos after right clicking and getting the URL from the properties and then viewing the image (I was able to see it) and then using the browser "back" button, it was visible in the posting. But as soon as I refresh, it looses the image from it's local cache the image disappears again.
I've honestly never found a better site for hosting than www.pbase.com
They go out and out to make direct linking as simple as possible, even giving you various sizes based on the images you upload. They have never ever been down for as long as I've been using them, and they have a tremendous following amongst the amatuer photography fraternity.