Morning

Good morning 😃, I woke early to start my work so I can finish up early too. Sitting on my patio working at same time watching this light play on the lawn.

What magic light can do is amazing, you just have to catch the moment

Light magic

It’s beginning to look…

It’s beginning to look a lot like Spring. A lovely warm day, well warm is so relevant to what you compare it with, but anyways, a lovely day at Kirkkonummi. I went out to see what is happening in the neighbourhood and buy some tulips to brighten the day. As today’s news are not all so uplifting, the opposite to be exact, so why not do something nice.

It lifted my spirits, so I decided to bake some cakes, hopefully they turned out nice. I have not tasted them yet, such self control. The scent they gave to the house was so delicious, if that’s an indicator, they are going to be fab 🙂 Banana chocolate cakes, I mixed together some of the ingredients that I had at home.

That’s my day so far, hope you have had a good one 🙂

Entering the forest

An autumn forest is such a place that once entered you never look for the exit! 

Mehmet Murat ildan

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low light of fall

Now Autumn’s fire burns slowly along the woods and day by day the dead leaves fall and melt. 

~William Allingham

Forest Health

I often find peace and calmness in the forest, a great place to gather your thoughts. Have a spiritual moment 🙂

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Forest Health, is not only a Finnish luxury, I am sure it is recognized all over the world. Shinrin-yoku, as they call it in Japan, is a famous way of spending time in nature. Research has shown that people who practice forest bathing , exposure to forests and trees gets these benefits from it: 1. boosts the immune system 2. lowers blood pressure 3. reduces stress 4. improves mood 5. increases ability to focus, even in children with ADHD 6. accelerates recovery from surgery or illness 7. increases energy level 8. improves sleep

I went to a forest…

Forest therapy

Forest therapy

This forest, hill behind our home is an easy place to escape to nature. We can see it from our house and watch the season change. At the moment I am waiting for the green to push through and brighten this place. I do like that there is so much evergreens here. Moss, pine trees, spruce. it is forest therapy just steps away. Happy Easter everyone, stay safe and take care.

Before the thunderstorm

I was sitting in my backyard watching the clouds gather into the intense blue gray color. I took these just before the thunderstorm was above us.The temperature dropped three degrees in just s short while…got to love Finnish summer and the amazing 17 C degrees of warmth.

Grove

Midsummer celebrations are over and we are now officially losing light, but not to worry there is still plenty of it. Today I went to near grove woods and lakeside in Vols to take some photos of the beautiful greens we are surrounded with this time of the year.

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Dawn from lingeringvisions has started a celebration of fall #Festival of Leaves  here is one more photo to this challenge.OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

 

 

 

Autumn Vibes

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mushroom in a dark forest

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light in moss in Dark forest

December #10

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it is all green and cloudy, but  wouldn’t this be lovely, I does not look to promising that we will have snow anytime soon if you look at the forecast . The theme of blue and white continues

walk continues

I love these crooked pine trees that the wind and weather has shaped.

the walk

As we arrived we had to walk through old woods, and rocky paths. As the wind mostly blows from the sea nearly all the trees lean towards inland. The first part of the walk is rather dark and this area has lots of fallen down spruce trees. They are left in the woods to decay as nature intended so the nature will continue to be as diverse as possible.

the path we take

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Walking in the primeval forest in Linlo Island in Kirkkonummi. The path we take leads us to very varied nature types. Here are few that we walked.