The last leaves

This year, we have a very long and colorful fall. It’s almost November and we have still leaves on the trees. Unusal, but I like it. Ein später Herbst in diesem Jahr, es ist schon fast November und immer noch Blätter an den Bäumen. Ungewöhnlich. Aber mir gefällts. Grau und dunkel wird es früh genug.…

Finnish humor 1

Okay, this is so Finnish, I just had to post it. Nothing more to say. Helen energy advertising (Click on “continue reading” and then on the link “Helen”)

Silakka Markkinat

The first Herrings-Market in Helsinki was organized in 1743. Still at the end of the 19th century the harbor looked very picturesque with large sailing boats docking at the quay  (see  featured image from the ©Helsinki Museum picture archive). Der erste Heringsmarkt in Helsinki fand 1743 statt. Noch am Beginn des 20. Jahrhunderts sah der…

Fall / Herbst – Original & Art / Kunst

Hundreds and thousands of migrating birds gather each year in September on the large fields of Viikki Bay in Helsinki, close to where I live. Helsingin Sanomat, the main Newspaper in Finland, took a video of a tremendous cloud of Canada-Geese a few hours ago.