Close up look at winter

For the first time this winter, I was about to write year, which is also true when I went out to take close ups the day was not a sunny day, cloudy I would say. The color tone of the shots from that day is totally different than the ones I took yesterday, when it…

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Frosty morning

We have had several cold days this week, but the weather should be warming up a bit. This cold certainly brings us nice and sunshiny days and the clear starry nights. The amount of clothing you have to wear to keep warm. Layered clothing is the thing or just stay inside, which is the option…

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February 12

Repeat from yesterday, all this is still valid, today we have the bluest skies, so lovely! The minus side is that it is so COLD! -15C /5 F but with the wind factor it feels like -20C /-2F . Wednesday, I went for a walk and a drive to few lovely seaside places. Here are…

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February 11

Today we have the bluest skies, so lovely! The minus side is that it is so COLD! -15C /5 F but with the wind factor it feels like -20C /-2F . Sunrise today was at 8:09. Sunset today is at 17:00. Length of day 8 h 51 min. Spring is coming 🙂 Yesterday I went…

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February 8

Today I finally got some stuff done. I took my spectacles to the optometrist to get them fixed, one of the lenses had a not so small scratch on it. Went to the pharmacy to get eye drops my eyes are so dry, as is my skin, winter… I also took an artwork of mine…

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February 2021 -7

Nothing much to write about, we have snow and winter temperatures, and you can see the increase of the light and every day you can be amazed by it. We got 10cm more snow during the night, so a fresh coat of snow made everything lovely.

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February 2021 -3

I have surprised myself be going out now two days a row, since I have had no desire to do so in a long time. I am trying to force myself to be more active. As stated in yesterday’s post, laziness, depression, or just getting tired of all this shit has taken over. It has…

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February 2021

We are at the point of winter that the light time is increasing fast, what a blessing, with the snow on the ground the effect is noticeable, in the south of Finland we will gain about 30 minutes of light in a week, 5 minutes a day. North, well a hour of more. The joy……

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Countdown to 2021-16

Today: Sunrise at 9:22- Sunset 15:14- Length of day 5:52 hours – time of dusk 0:58 minutes . A minute less of daylight than yesterday. Only 5 more days until winter solstice. Today I was listening to the new albums albums by Taylor Swift, Folklore and evermore, that she produced and co-wrote much of the…

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Countdown to 2021-15

Today: Sunrise at 9:21- Sunset 15:14- Length of day 5:53 hours – time of dusk 0:58 minutes . A minute less of daylight than yesterday. Only 6 more days until winter solstice. Times are odd, I’ve started to read and even execute recipes I find. Most of the time I read them and slightly change…

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Countdown to 2021-14

I finally got around to replacing my spring, summer and autumn wreath on our front door. I also really wanted to place this red wooden heart to it, but as it had nothing to hand it by I just took a photo of it. I have seen prettier, but this will do fine, I’m not…

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Countdown to 2021-13

Sunday morning, sleeping in late. Coffee and bagel for breakfast. Reading the newspaper taking the time. Sunday morning. Time goes on, tik tok, tik tok. An Old clock my son found in an abandoned house years ago, we still have it, for no good reason at all, as it does not work anymore. Today: Sunrise…

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Countdown to 2021-12

We made an online order for our Christmas meals starter – we ordered fresh fish from a local smokery. For years now the starter is the more important part of the meal. Fish, roe, caviar and all the side dishes that go with it. Today we need to do some shopping, so lets go on…

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Countdown to 2021-11

Yesterday went by with nothing worth mentioning really, Blaa, Blaa. Dull, Boring. But now is Friday…. 🙂 Today: Sunrise at 9:16 – Sunset 15:15 – Length of day 5:59 hours – time of dusk 0:57 minutes . Two minutes less of daylight than yesterday. Only 12 more days until winter solstice.. I took this picture…

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Countdown to 2021-9

We walked through the mall today and saw Christmas decorations to try to lift our Christmas spirits, as I for one, really do not have any. Today: Sunrise at 9:15 – Sunset 15:16 – Length of day 6:01 hours – time of dusk 0:57 minutes Two minutes less of daylight than yesterday. Only 13 more…

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Countdown to 2021-9

Today: Sunrise at 9:13 – Sunset 15:16 – Length of day 6:03 hours – time of dusk 0:57 minutes Two minutes less of daylight than yesterday. Only 14 more days until the direction moves towards light and winter solstice is here. Candles are something that I associate to winter and Christmas, they bring wonderful soft…

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Countdown to 2021-8

Today: Sunrise at 9:12 – Sunset 15:17 – Length of day 6:05 hours – time of dusk 0:57 minutes Three minutes less of daylight than yesterday. Only 15 more days until the direction moves towards light and winter solstice is here. My cats love playing with the decorations. Here is Tinka doing her thing 🙂…

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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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