Thanks for your review! I realize it's pretty late to answer it ;) but still it maybe helpful for another myFlickr users:
As of Joomla 1.6 you are able to run almost any plugin in Module position. Just use Custom HTML module and be sure that "Prepare Content" option is "on".
In fact you are able to to that also in Joomla 1.5
There several modules for Joomla! 1.5 designed specifically to run plugin contents in module positions. E.g. Search for "Plugin in module" on JED.
Hope this might be helpful for some of you.