Photo-A-Day: May 15th 2017

The boys and I spotted this sleepyhead as we walked to the park on Friday. Actually, that’s not strictly true. I spotted the duck and pointed it out to the boys. It wasn’t particularly close to us and was better camouflaged than you’d expect given this photograph, so they were having a hard time seeing…

Photo-A-Day: May 7th 2017

It’s getting beautifully springlike here in Finland. Or at least in our part of it. The last few days have been lovely. Warm and sunny. Flowers are starting to grow. The grass is turning greener. And buds are appearing here, there and everywhere.

Photo-A-Day: April 16th 2017

Yup, I took a picture of bins. They’re interesting bins though, set into the wall like that. I like how they’re colour-coded – the grey is mixed waste, brown is biodegradable, blue is for card and green for paper. Even if you don’t know Finnish you probably would have been able to guess at least…

Photo-A-Day: April 7th 2017

More trees! And some rocks too. There’s even a puddle there, towards the bottom centre of the image. Lots and lots of moss as well. We did go clambering up over the rocks a little way. I was a bit wary of doing so, but as husband pointed out they were dry so not particular…

Photo-A-Day: April 6th 2017

It would appear that I enjoy photographing trees. But how could I resist this one? Perhaps it’s more shrub than tree… But anyway, a windswept tree on a rocky shore, backed by steely ice water with a dark┬ávision of land appearing through the mist beyond. Something about that is very appealing.