Photo-A-Day: June 23rd 2017

Happy Midsummer, everyone! Today is a holiday here in Finland as everyone celebrates Juhannus (midsummer) with bonfires, barbecues, and plenty of booze. (We do not have any of those things, but we did have crisps and fizzy.) I got to have a day off of work which was lovely. In fact I have a four-day…

Photo-A-Day: June 20th 2017

There’s lots of flowers out at the moment. I can’t tell you what most of them are, because I’m not good with flower names… These ones are very pretty. There was a large bush covered in clumps of them. They looked as though they were growing in balls of flowers – a clump here, another…

Photo-A-Day: May 30th 2017

There’s a little beach about 10 minutes walk from Thing 1’s home. Recently when I’ve had later finishing work days we’ve walked down to the beach after the boys have their post-nap snack. Both Things enjoy playing in the sand, and are fascinated by the water though I’ve not yet let them get into it…

Photo-A-Day: May 29th 2017

I hope you like birds. If you don’t, you might not appreciate the pictures I’ve taken for this week’s photo posts. Today is a bird, tomorrow is a bird… In fact, I have photos ready all the way through to Saturday and only one of them is not a bird. (Spoilers – it’s a snail.)

Photo-A-Day: May 25th 2017

I can’t quite believe that it’s been ten days since I last did a photo post. So much for daily posting! You’d think I hadn’t had any pictures to post, but this one was taken about that long ago, and I do have a couple of others to use for the next couple of posts.

Photo-A-Day: May 5th 2017

I’m not sure whether the inner part of this tree is cracking through the bark, or whether the outer bark is gradually engulfing the inner portion. Either way I thought it looked interesting, and I managed to snap a picture in the split second during which no children were visible in the frame of view. Thing…