Category Archives: Finland

Peregrina Preparatio 3

Pilgrimage 3: Monday May 14th 2018 Route: Turku to Naantali (via Raisio Bay,), bus back to town (I slept!) Weather: Hot and Sunny, 20 C early morning, rising to 27 C later in the day I wore cotton shorts, needed … Continue reading

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108/2013 – wheel of fortune

as Christians we don’t leave things to chance – but sometimes breakthrough can seem simply a series of circumstances (even if it isn’t)   (photo taken at a fabulous wedding party, bride and groom in the background)

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104/2013: the heavens declare

the Glory of the Lord Another hot, sunny day in Finland

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236.preparing for winter

wood-burning fires and saunas, its still the Finnish way especially in the countryside and out in the archipelago (taken in Utö)

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214: sipuli sauna

sipuli = onion This sauna was designed for the Turku: European Capital of Culture 2011. The ladybirds and I tried it out at Kupittaa swimming lido last summer. This summer it is situated on the banks of the river Aura, … Continue reading

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210. just a ‘nip’

in Finland spring onions can be very large -they are always sold in a ‘nippu’ of five onions

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209 ‘ear ‘ear

Maggie: the youngest of our three is a bit of a clown! (taken with mobile phone)

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