Monthly Archives: February 2015

new view from our flat (or: slightly pathetic description of what happened today)

For the time being, the whole, heartbreaking tree desaster around our buildings has come to its end. Or better: the trees’ end. And even though I had already admitted defeat, I still had to take another little frustrating defeat to … Continue reading

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Fahr Abbey

Somehow, this winter is taking far too long for my taste. Although I am usually more a person that prefers travelling north instead of south, I really don’t like this time of transition between winter and spring. We are therefore … Continue reading

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happy friendship day

Like last year we are still no big friends of Valentines Day….following up on the Finnish tradition on the 14th of February we do, however, wish all of our friends a Happy Friendship Day!! It is great to have you … Continue reading

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Spotted! The first daffodils are fighting their way through the snow. Spring can’t be far away even if it doesn’t feel like it yet, and I suddenly feel I should dig out our gardening plans for this year (I know … Continue reading

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our love-hate relationship

Yes! We are back! Back online! When we woke up on Saturday morning, we suddenly discovered that our internet connection was broken. And while we always enjoy a holiday without internet or cell phone connection (back to the good old … Continue reading

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this moment

A single photo capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment to pause, savor and remember. Inspired by SouleMama. Our snowman is now standing guard next to a mighty fortress (or, as the grandchildren of … Continue reading

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what we’ve been doing today…

Finally, a little bit of proper winter… This could almost be a family picture….the snowman is pretty much as small and round tall as I am ­čÖé

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