The wonder s of water lilies

I annually visit Mustio castle. I love the beautiful park and the dock that is surrounded by water lilies. I have yet to unload my camera disk, these I took with with my mobile.

Read More

Friends

Friends, the essential part of my life, extended family. Someone to share thoughts and laughs with. Yesterday evening I did just that on a warm evening by the sea

Read More

Dark clouds

Sky is such a wonder to watch, the colors, clouds in constant change. In Finland we sure don’t have blue skies for ever. when we drive I spend most of the time watching clouds, anyone else who does that?

Read More

Midsummer

The light is lovely, air soft and warm with humidity high, that’s what midsummer has been this year. We usually don’t get long hot spells, this time yes. Last night I went out after midnight and captured mist over the fields with the setting sun giving a beautiful pastel glow to the sky.

Read More

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.

Read More

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…

Read More

Up on the hill

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

Read More

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.

Read More

and it snowed

Yesterday we had bad weather, it snowed and was windy, that condition on the roads were really awful. There was a major car accident on the freeway, 88 car collision. Ten people were taken to hospital. it took them six hours to clear it. Also several other smaller ones, not a graet day to be…

Read More

February 14

Happy Valentine’s Day to all my fellow bloggers! I am surprising you just with one photo today. I like how this turned out.

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

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…

Read More

views from my windows

Today it is snowing – a lot. We also had some snow yesterday. Winter has arrived to the Southern Finland. I have some new photos from our backyard and from the window from my office at home. This a small reality check between the memory lane of travels. Many years we have escaped this time…

Read More

Countdown to 2021-20

Today: Sunrise at 9:25- Sunset 15:15- Length of day 5:50 hours – time of dusk 0:58 minutes . A minute less of daylight than yesterday. A day until winter solstice. Tomorrow! One more rainy, misty December day with drizzle and temperatures of +5c, no feeling of winter or Christmas. Slept late, woke up at the…

Read More

Countdown to 2021-19

Today: Sunrise at 9:24- Sunset 15:15- Length of day 5:50 hours – time of dusk 0:58 minutes . A minute less of daylight than yesterday. Only 2more days until winter solstice. One more rainy, misty December morning, no feeling of winter or Christmas. Gone are the days of white Christmas here in the south of…

Read More

Countdown to 2021-18

Today: Sunrise at 9:24- Sunset 15:14- Length of day 5:50 hours – time of dusk 0:58 minutes . A minute less of daylight than yesterday. Only 3 more days until winter solstice. Yesterday was somewhat peculiar, regarding to my job hunt, really odd. As most of the days there are no contacts in anyway or…

Read More

Hyvää juhannusta ! / happy midsummer!

Read More

Summer evening

I drove to the lake to take photos of a swan family, but they were not there, so I’ve added a photo my son took the night before. We are enjoying beautiful weather in Finland at the moment, but we must take all the joy from now, as you never know when it ends.

Read More

Looking out the window

Sitting in the cafe and watching people in the street

Read More

Feb 3rd

It is so weird, it is supposed to be heart of winter and our nature is at least two months ahead. We have all the signs of spring here. I took a walk outside, no rain but a beautiful sunny day to capture oddness of this winter.

Read More

Colorful tunnel

The tunnel to the railway station was always dirty, full of graffiti, dark and dingy. Nowadays it is colorful, bright and no one has yet done any graffiti art or scribble there which is a nice surprise

Read More