Sunday

We have tried to go home for hours but with no luck, Tinka won’t come in as she senses that we are leaving. So we took a drive to the store and saw this bright rainbow on our way back. Then we started to watch the world ice hockey final Finland 🇫🇮- Canada 🇨🇦.

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Delicious

Yesterday I enjoyed a delicious meal and as I took photos of them because they were so beautifully prepared and presented. Yammy… nettle soup with poached egg, perched pike with potatoes and finally a brûlée with rhubarb and raspberry sorbet.

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Kopparnäs

I took a drive by myself to enjoy the nature in Kopparnäs in Inkoo as it was a nice May day. Not cold, not hot. As it was a weekday I was one of the first to be there. When I arrived a group of kids in daycare had been enjoying the morning there and…

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Itsy bitsy spider

Itsy bitsy spiderClimbed up the bird cherry;Down came the rainAnd washed the spider out;Out came the sunAnd dried up all the rain;And the itsy bitsy spiderClimbed up the bird cherry again.

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75 – Night

Originally posted on Beach Walk Reflections: Thoughts from thinking while walking:
Special thanks to Ritva for providing the photos. Ritva is in Finland and I encourage readers to visit her blog Ritva Sillanmaki Photography. Please tell her I sent you and feel free to comment on her images here. She was also willing to try…

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So happy

What a difference a day makes. We got touch of summer today, the joy of it 😊. We took a short walk at Kloppen Marina. You could see the new green taking over the brown.

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Market place

I looked our travel photos from our trip to Goa, India, this caught my eye this was taken at a local market. I noticed that this photo has rather nice light and contrast going on. I started to edit it because of it, for some reason this has not been a photo that I’ve paid…

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Old Windows and Brick

In Finland, window glass was blown until the 1930s. The thickness of these glass panes was about 1.5 mils. For a long 19th century, glass was made only from domestic raw materials and because of that, the glass was greenish due to impurities in the sand. The brinks are also interesting. Fiskars Village, has two…

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Longing

We have had a slight setback in Spring, the forecast is predicting snow to some areas of Finland, here we just have cool temperature and rain to look forward to. Well, it is what it is. When the warm weather returns we can enjoyed it even more. You really learn to appreciate nice weather when…

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Office

Small joy is this too, my office has a new paint and I placed the furniture differently and my space looks different which’s nice. Veikka has moved in with me, taken over the armchair I got for myself. I am rather pleased with the result. The only thing new is the paint and the new…

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Small joys

the weather has sent us backwards, the lovely spring days are gone and we are back to less nice temperatures and cloudy skies with rain, slush and winds. Still the early spring flowers pop up and bring color and joy to the brown tones of spring. This was good in away, my husband painted my…

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Up on the hill

Back home, enjoying the view of the pine trees from my backyard, they look nice in the early evening light

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Good night

First evening at our summer house, here I am sitting by the fire, now I can see the last moments of the sunset. This photo I took hour ago.

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Lighthouse

We all need a lighthouse in our lives to lead us, whatever it is, a person, place or state of mind. This came to my mind as I saw all the news about mourning people for Prince Philip. I myself am not one to mourn for people I do not know. I sympathise, with the…

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56 – Dreams *

Please have a look at my latest collaboration with Frank from Beach Walk Reflections . His text beautifully highlighted my art that I post at ART BY RITVA. Special thanks to Ritva for providing images of her art. Ritva is in Finland and I encourage readers to visit her photo blog Ritva Sillanmaki … 56…

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A long and rambling post

The saying; Life is what happens while you are busy making other plans, is true in many cases. And now, in this moment in time nothing happens, no plans can be made, even if you do are you able to do them in this current situation. Plus as a fact, you cannot plan life really,…

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Veikka the Cat

My small photography studio is in my office 🙂 ( I don’t have one, but one of the things I use when trying to create one, is the light from the north facing window and a floor lamp behind the desk and this artist paper block. Veikka is so ready to be my model. And…

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Today’s thought

Do you know the feeling when you are dreaming and find yourself thinking, I’ve seen this one before? Well, last night I had two reruns. They seemed to go on and on…it felt like I dreamt all night and nothing new was on. Well that is my life at the moment anyways, like so many…

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