Happy people

We are having a lovely sunny winter day, flags flying in the honour of Minna Canth Day (March 19th.) Minna Canth (1844-1897) was a writer and social influencer who sought to improve the position of women and the disadvantaged through her works and work. Canth has been flagged in honor of her birthday and equality…

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A conversation

As we don’t get to see our friends, acquaintances during this odd time, some people have been actively on the phone or making video calls. I’m not one of those, as nothing really happens, there isn’t much to say, repeat what we spoke about the last time as the days seem to repeat themselves day…

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Faces from the past

As in previous post about faces – well people. I started today to look at some old photographs, the first set is my mum and her twin sister. Next my parents and the last two are of my aunt and uncle( my mother’s other sister and her husband) Well this a memories of people passed.

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Faces *

Frank, from Beach walk reflections approached me if I wanted to collaborate with him and provide photos for one of his posts. He asked what kind photos I have, he had a list of topics to choose from. I could have provided photos to many of the topics, in the end and he chose to…

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Countdown to 2021-28

I can now start counting the days to New Year. The traditional New Years fireworks have been cancelled due to Covid-19, but we have not shot them anyways, we have seen the ones our town fires, but I can live without them. I will post some photos from the past years. Not my specialty ,…

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Countdown to 2021-27

I can now start counting the days to New Year. The traditional New Years fireworks have been cancelled due to Covid-19, but we have not shot them anyways, we have seen the ones our town fires, but I can live without them. I will post some photos from the past years. Not my specialty ,…

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Countdown to 2021-26

One more day spent with family, over eating and drinking red wine. Luckily we have hardly any left overs, that is something. I would today we shall eat some and then it’s done for this year, but we will not be setting the table. Today will be back to normal, my husband happily told me…

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Countdown to 2021-25

Christmas eve was joyful, the laughter and joy of the grandkids opening their gifts. We have a tradition of giving one out end all wait until it is opened, then the next one is given from under the tree. This way the “joy” lasts longer. I will be posting new and old photos somehow related…

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Countdown to 2021-7

It was a beautiful morning, I had to go to have some labs taken so I was out of the house early as 8:15, but was in too much of a hurry to take a photo of the lovely pink sky then. So i took one at the Health Center at (:30 and ten minutes…

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Countdown to 2021-6

I will be posting new and old photos somehow related to winter, Christmas and eventually anticipation of new year. My aim is to take one new photo a day, but not going to stress over it, if I don’t come up with anything. Would you like to join us? Join in with this title and…

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Countdown to 2021-5

I will be posting new and old photos somehow related to winter, Christmas and eventually anticipation of new year. My aim is to take one new photo a day, but not going to stress over it, if I don’t come up with anything. Would you like to join us? Join in with this title and…

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How to survive November 2020-28

I have to admit, I have not written so much about me and my life before. I have just posted photos as i have assumed that no one is really interested in what I do, or mostly don’t do. I have thought my photos will speak for themselves. Now I am wondering what to do…

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How to survive November 2020-26

Now we are at heart of November, even gray morning, dull would be the best word to describe it! Grays in different shades can be beautiful, but not this. Veikka is purring an keeping me company, laying on my desk, so soft and furry and content looking big cat. Boy, he sheds so much fur…

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How to survive November 2020-17

Today was a lazy day, I started this and did not finish. I ended up trying to come up with a Xmas Card Idea, yes, I still send actual cards. I also edited one photo of my grandson for today. I love the mood and the light in this photo even if I say so…

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How to survive November 2020-8

My boys have a great dad, Happy fathers day to the father of my children. If you wish to participate in this survival of the darkest month challenge, use this link to add your post to it. PARALLEL LINES My old photos are this time of my dad, who passed away along time ago in…

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How to survive November – 5

This is always a day of Big decisions, at least for the ladies. I should not say all ladies, but to many women I know. What to do to your hair when at the hair salon. What color, what cut… I have had red(carrot) hair nearly two years, but now everyone is turning red, I…

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Calm of the morning

To me the sea is a continual miracle; The fishes that swim, the rocks, the motion of the waves, the ships with men in them. What stranger miracles are there?   ~Walt Whitman The voice of the sea speaks to the soul. The touch of the sea is sensuous, enfolding the body in its soft, close…

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Six years old

The dreaded photographer’s block. I,ve had it. I have it now, sort of, As one is mostly at home. You sit on your couch, you look at your beautiful gear, and you just don’t feel it. You can’t think of anything worth shooting. Nothing takes you. It’s frustrating as hell. An empty feeling. At this…

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Learning is fun

The more that you read, the more things ou will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go. -Dr. Seuss

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B&W Edits #2

I have always for some reason liked these photos, I think that i have captures a feeling, emotion in these shots. I also have a liking for BW photos so I resided to edit them as such. There is a slight change of tone in these as the first edit s slightly warmer, maybe more…

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