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Category : Food for thought

21 Jan 2016

Strikes of inspiration

Along came January and brought lots of snow – at least here in Finland. The trees look as if they’ve been bombarded with cotton balls. I feel like I’m stuck in Christmas with “Dashing through the snow” and “Let it snow, let it snow…” ringing in my head. They should have more songs about snow in January! Something that’s been on my mind lately is inspiration, the very nature of it. Don’t you just love feeling inspired? Work emails practically […]

16 Nov 2015

Day trip to Fiskars

November is here (sigh) but this year it actually hasn’t been half bad! On many a morning I’ve been delighted by the clear, soft sunlight making everything so beautiful and enchanting. The sun going down at 4 p.m. is of course a different story.. Not ideal for shooting in natural light 😉 – but let’s not go into that. Four weeks ago (time flies!) we went on a day trip to an idyllic small village called Fiskars. It’s a village […]

15 Sep 2015

The unwelcome visitor

One of the great things about Finland is the change of seasons. I’m a big fan of all of them! Okay, you got me. Rainy and cold November is not my favorite. But anyway. Seeing the green leaves turn into an array of beautiful colors in the fall and the tone of light getting that soft, velvety feel to it… That really inspires me. You might be thinking, ‘Yes, that’s nice but what’s that got to do with oranges?’ Well, […]