Tarzan, Bond and Gin Tonic
-better have the mutts all-in-one
albums: 19
 
The Mushroom Manager
..this way the not-mushroom-minded guests can avoid the subject ;o) --almost
albums: 26
 
Bugs and butterflies
they're all here..
albums: 6
 
Garden
albums: 13
 
WINTER
-Snow, frost, blizzards, ice and cold. Just like the Old Days...
albums: 5
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February Light
Feb 7, 2010

After three days of heavy blizzards (again!) The Sun finally came out.
--and we thought we'd already seen all the snow there is.... Got to admit; it LOOKS magnificient, though :o)

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February gives birth to light!
Feb 3, 2010

First sun in february, outing in our most fav territory: The Abandoned Farm...
All that Snow!

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January 2010
Jan 5, 2010

in january the snow gradually took over the landscape.
Snow
Snow
More snow.....

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Decadent December
Dec 1, 2009

-and we had a white Chistmas, after all...

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Novelties of November
Nov 1, 2009

The most important novelty being my new camera. And I hadn't learnt to use the former one properly either...

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Organizing October
Sep 1, 2009

Everything is slowing down towards winter.

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Seventh September
Sep 1, 2009

-of the seventh year in Rantakatu.
Time flies, when you're having fun :o)

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August, again 2009
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Forest in July 2009
Jul 1, 2009

-the best times of this summer

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Forest Fancies 2009
Jun 1, 2009

Amazing :o).
We have survived!

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Magnificient May
May 1, 2009

--springtime

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Celebrating April !
Apr 1, 2009

It's April! I Love April :D :D

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March, at last.... 2009
Mar 1, 2009

-after this especially long, dark winter :D
We have Survived!

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Third winter prevailing... February 2009
Feb 1, 2009

Not too many photos taken in february, only a few walks through the forest.

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Green, frosty January 2009
Jan 1, 2009

-no snow, but many crispy, rime-covered, sunny days...

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December descending upon us 2008
Dec 1, 2008

--it will soon be Christmas and the first winter had already vanished... No Snow.

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Now it's November
Nov 2, 2008

-and we only have abt 6 daylit hours

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Some stormy seaside-shots
Oct 25, 2008

It was a perfect storm, Soutern- Southwestern winds blowing up to 24 m/s.
We took our grandson Kaspian out for a wavewatching-tour at The Cannon Cove

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Fall in the forest
Oct 1, 2008

Autumn is here. --have to accept the unevitable.

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Leaves Leaving
Sep 19, 2008

Leaves, plants, grass...

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Admirable August 2008
Aug 1, 2008

--I think this has been the shortest August ever. Where did the summer go?

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Seaside-shots
Jul 12, 2008

A short visit to our favourite spot by the sea: Kanonviken/Kanuunalahti --The Cannon Cove.
Bond's first experience on the rocks :o)

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July 2008
Jul 1, 2008
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Just June..
Jun 1, 2008

The forest is blooming up...

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Maybe in May
May 1, 2008

--May this year was sunny, chilly and dry, but the Spring irresistably forced it's way back :o)

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April 2008
Apr 1, 2008
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Lichen and moss
Mar 1, 2008

-like small landscapes.

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Animal tracks
Mar 1, 2008

-tracking can be tricky

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Marvellous March
Mar 1, 2008

-the Seventh Winter was eventually forced to give in...

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Fascinating February

--when the Seventh Winter finally arrived

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2008, started in rain
Jan 1, 2008

...another green january

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December darkening...
Dec 1, 2007

Midwinter Miracles; fungi and all...

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November takes over
Nov 1, 2007

fall is finally falling in...

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The First Snow 2007
Nov 4, 2007

-snow covered the Ostrobothnian landscape november 3-4, at the All Saints Day or Halloween

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October 2007
Oct 1, 2007

the summer keeps dwelling...

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Sweet September

-small is beautiful!
The nature is full of wonderful details. Just watch!

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Snakeback Mountain

--lingonberries, we were about to get some lingonberries and occational dyeing-mushrooms. Little did we know what lied ahead :o)

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August 2007
Aug 1, 2007

..we managed to have some sunny days

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By the sea
Jul 1, 2007

...the sea is always present

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July outdoors
Jul 1, 2007

-it doesn't get much better ;o)

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Summer of 2007
Jun 1, 2007

This summer mostly rained away, but it had it's bright moments, too...

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June
Jun 1, 2007

in the forest and fields...

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Marvellous May
May 1, 2007

Springtime

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April Fools
Apr 1, 2007

April is the month of celebrations and birthdays

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More of March
Mar 10, 2007

light, LIGHT!

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Mighty March
Mar 1, 2007

the light returns---

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Fabulous February
Feb 8, 2007

...meeting the power of increasing light :o)

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Creepy Crawlies

Well, actually I don't find my precious animals too creepy. The title is more to humour the occational visitor...

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Roland Rafael Giovanni 2 years
Jan 30, 2007

just a few shots, not too good I'm afraid... :o/

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A Ladies' Day Out
Jan 22, 2007

...well Grandpa and Tarzan were there, too.

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The Light of the Snow
Jan 21, 2007

The Third Winter

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Mysterious Midwinter
Jan 1, 2007

This winter has been like none I've experienced before...

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Cupcakes

....and other delights

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The Sea

The sea is always present in my hometown

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Portals and Public Wells
Sep 1, 2006
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Windows....
Apr 1, 2006

There are hundreds of beautiful windows in the Windswept Town; these are a few of them...

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Friends and wallflowers

All this summers hanging flowerpots, -jars, and baskets, + some precious moments with friends...

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Home Sweet Home
Jan 1, 2006

...the cottage is tiny, only 57 square m:s, but I love every cm of it!

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Clay

I fancy working with clay, though it is more like an experiment for me than a real hobby. I love to blend things from forests and fields into ceramics, and to watch what different materials can create is a real thrill...

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Forest Walks
Mar 1, 2006
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Come September
Sep 25, 2006
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October, life after the autumnal equinox...
Oct 1, 2006

...there may still be some bright days left

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Late October

...it's when the day breaks after 08:30 and sunset falls just 9 hours later. Or less...

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Walkabouts

..see what's going on during the darkest period of the year.

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November
Nov 1, 2006

...the Month of Serious Darkness. By the end of November days become merely visible with just a few daylit hours.
This is the time of year when I'd rather hibernate and not be awaken before march.

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Grandmacool
 
The Darkness

By the time we reach Thanksgiving the snow has gone for a second time, and it is darker than ever.
The Darkness is an Evil Force draining up all life in things.
I wanna be a BEAR!

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This is December
Dec 1, 2006

...we are getting closer to The Winter Solstice.

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