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Window - One of the bedrooms at Ivars farm on Seurasaari in Finland, with a window looking out on the trees. When the russian Tsar Alexander I visited Finland in 1819, he stopped at Närpiö, where… Continue reading Waiting for breakfast - Early in the morning – the cats are awake – waiting for mum and dad to wake up and serve breakfast. Boring to wait so one has to do some things to entertain… Continue reading Small fly - Peeking with my lens on flowers and fruits I often come across insects living their life. You don´t see them until you come close or have a lens to look through. Here i… Continue reading Giraffes in Helsinki - In a corner on the balcony of the natural museum at Helsinki two giraffes look out. I share this post with The Daily Post´s weekly Photography Challenge: Corner. One of my wishes - I wish to visit my children, my daughter in England and meet the horses she works with, and to visit my son and his girlfriend in Finland and see this little guy again… Continue reading 2016 in Retrospective - It has been a tough year but I am sharing some highlights here with The Daily Post’s weekly discover challenge: Retrospective. Click on the pictures to follow the picture trail and read the captions to… Continue reading Relaxed cat - This is Inti keeping me company on a visit to Helsinki to see my son and his girlfriend. Inti was rescued in Lima in Peru in March 2016 as a tiny one month… Continue reading Mural by Tellaksen in Helsinki - Visiting Helsinki in Finland last week I was guided to this beautiful mural by Italian mural painter Tellaksen in Sörnäinen – Sörnäs. Look closely below, there is a cat sitting in the window.… Continue reading This cat has a story - In a window in Helsinki a tiny cat sits looking out on the street. He looks at the birds in the sky, the squirrels on the other side of the street, the cars… Continue reading Birch tree reflections - A mottled fascinating reflection with birch trees on flooded ground taken on a walk along the beach on Drumsö – Lauttasaari in Helsinki at easter 2016 at the end of March. I am sharing… Continue reading Memories from my travels - In recent years I have travelled to several countries to visit my children. These pictures are memories from England, Japan, Finland and Estonia. To see the captions click on the pictures. In… Continue reading The Easter Witch - Walking on Drumsö – Lauttasaari on Maundy Thursday I saw something odd on a roof of the little café by the road just before the bridge to central Helsinki. After all it was… Continue reading Three pines / Tre julgranar - English text below the Swedish text. Tre julgranar från tre olika länder, Finland, Estland och Sverige, alla av den typ som kallas för riktiga Disney-granar, stora med massvis av ljus. Three pines as christmas trees… Continue reading Over the bridge and away - Originally posted on Weekly Weather:
Christmas decorations along the Esplanadi in Helsinki on our way to the harbour to go to Sveaborg. Sunday afternoon and we went over the Öresund bridge to Copenhagen…