Sunday, August 20, 2017

The people in this world

The photographs were taken in Helsinki on July 24th.

I'm afraid to check what has happened today with Trump and his minions. To see and hear nazis and other racist cowards walk in the streets makes one puke.

(Posting title is from the song All You Fascists by Woody Guthrie.)

Saturday, August 19, 2017

After you systematically destroy machismo you must

The photographs were taken at Ruotsinkylä on July 24th.

This morning I walked for 2 1/4 ours at Vaakkoi, circling around the swamps, eating blueberries and some cloudberries (which were a bit overripe). On the way home it started to rain heavily.

(Posting title is from the poem Macha by Monica McClure.)

Friday, August 18, 2017

My eyes are full of tears, my heart of love

The photograph was taken on July 21st.

I have got 4,090 km riding the bicycle this year, of which 2,220 km since the beginning of May. Today I realized the tire pressure was low, and did some pumping.

(Posting title is from the poem Oenone by Lord Tennyson.)