I am back in Finland. I have been in Italy for three weeks. In my hometown, Cremona. It has been the longest I have been there for many years. A question that I was asked few times has been: how is it to live in Finland? We came back to Europe, and chose Finland, five years ago. That was June 2017. We chose Tampere over Helsinki because we lived here about 10 years earlier. It […]
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Rantaperkyö, Tampere 2022
There is this bench at the end of this line of trees. It stands there looking out at the frozen lake on the other side of the lake. Day. Night. Snow. Rain. It stands there and looks out. I look at it and think about the people who come here and sit on it. Looking at the landscape and are lost in their thoughts. Week after week. Month after month. Some of them are worrying. […]
The winter is very slowly giving way to spring. Not that the spring temperatures are here, but there is more light in the morning, A few weeks ago I woudl have taken this photo in the dark. There is light. ThThe winter is very slowly giving way to spring. Not that the spring temperatures are here, but there is more light in the morning, A few weeks ago I would have taken this photo in […]
The farm is small. Four wooden houses and a barn.
I really like this old barn. Its high roof. The stone and boulder thick walls. The shape of the windows.
The road is not slippery even though it is covered by a thick layer of dry snow.