Oh so January weather in Helsinki.
Seen in Oulunkylä.
They had the chilly, bright weather last week.
This week is more watery.
Visited my mum, next month 93 years.
Mum taking a nap, me checking the family backgrounds,
from my dad's side.
Where does the name KYYTSÖNEN come from?
From Carelia. Today part of Russia.
Yes, the books go back until 1635.
Catharina's child number 5 is one of my ancestors.
Was quite interesting going through those lists.
Had I had children I might have chosen their names out of this book.
Perjantai on pelipäivä.
On Fridays in the old people's home it's sports day!
I tell you, everything is possible.
Streets in Helsinki.
Beyond visits to my mum
had some time for movies and a museum.
Note those Russian translations on the plates.
Is Helsinki counting on Russian tourism or ... what?
Liked both movies very much.
"Miekkailija"(Fencer/Swordsman) (in Estonian language) more serious,
"Nuotin vierestä" (Finnish) actually quite funny.
But e13 for a (one) movie ticket? Hello!
An airliner always remembers the three-letter-codes.
HAM equals Hamburg.
But here we are talking about a museum:
Helsinki Art Museum.
Also, please, do forget any hints for any food, like ... ham.
Quite an impressing show with Ai Weiwei's art.
traditional Chinese: 鄂爾多斯市; pinyin: È'ěrduōsī)
is one of the twelve major subdivisions
of Inner Mongolia, People's Republic of China.
It lies within the Ordos Loop of the Yellow River.
Ordos in Inner Mongolia, north China is synonymous
with the phrase ‘Ghost Town’,
a term used to describe cities that are apparently
built on a whim, with no one to occupy them.
Read more here:
This city model.
Unmistakenly Ai Weiwei.
Chairs and shadows.
Sorry, no Finnish landscapes.