Photo-A-Day: May 31st 2017

I have absolutely no idea what kind of bird this is. Look at that crazy beak! I really don’t think I’ve seen a bird like it before. On my first glimpse I thought it was a magpie, because of the black and white body, but when it turned around and I saw the beak it…

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 28th 2017

I can see out onto the balcony when I’m sitting at my desk. Now that we’re keeping the balcony door open most of the time this means that I can see what the cats are up to when they’re out there. They definitely like the opportunity to be on the balcony!

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.