About Disappearances

I did not want to disappear so that nobody ever finds me. I disappeared to find time, and I’m afraid to report that time to do all things I love is still not enough. Then a post by Suvi, one the bloggers I enjoy reading inspired me to write this post. As I’ve mentioned on…

Fierce But Gentle Nature

The mountains, the forest, and the sea, render men savage; they develop the fierce, but yet do not destroy the human. ~ Victor Hugo Outeniqua Mountains found in George, South Africa do look fierce and protective. I have mentioned it before that Finland is a land of forests and lakes. Kuopio, Finland is one example…

Writing

Aah, writing! I won’t babble on about it; writing is on the wall… Of course, I would love to hear your interpretations of this text. 🙂 A splendid weekend! For more interpretation of the theme, please visit Ailsa.

Sport

“The score never interested me, only the game.” ~ Mae West I don’t consider myself a sporty type and yet I’m always on the move, not to keep scores but to marvel at the wonders of nature. I cannot begin to tell you how playing in the snow does for my thighs, legs and calves!…

Stillness

Within you, there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at anytime and be yourself. ~ Hermann Karl Hesse   I’ve been quiet. Finnish summer urges me to be silent (at least, in the blogsphere) because it’s short, best time to travel, and be still in nature. Some of my blogger…

Breathe

Wilderness provides with plenty of space to breathe. Nature is abundant with wonder that stops me in my tracks, and I take a deep breath. Forest and lake nearby inspires me to walk slowly and breathe. And a splash of colour compensates for all the pollen in the air. “When you own your breath, nobody…

Bedazzled

Yesterday was Earth Day. When I think of many ways Mother Nature dazzles us, I feel we should celebrate her everyday. Perhaps, in so doing, we would we see the need to protect her against pollution, global warming, overpopulation, natural resources depletion and the list goes on. Nature, in her most dazzling aspects or stupendous…