Just two words today: Boat Show! ⛵️🛥🚤⛴🛳⚓️🗺 THE Boat Show! Its's huge, and quite easily the highlight of The Engineer's winter. He always buys his DIY service supplies at the show (they do good discounts) and then moves on to equipment upgrades. Suffice to say - our boat is quite up to date when in... Continue Reading →

Weekly Photo Challenge: Escape

Escape. The. Every. Day. Cast those ropes off, ease gently from the pier, bow forward and you're away. Even on a dull summers day such as this...

Weekly Photo Challenge: Pattern

As I alluded to in my Six Word Saturday contribution of yesterday, our boating season has officially started again! Our first trip was short and sweet. The bulk of Saturday morning went to stocking the boat and ensuring everything was ship-shape! Our first stop was fueling, and then we had a mad dash to be... Continue Reading →

Weekly Photo Challenge: Changing Seasons

This week the challenge is to publish one picture that best represents the changing season. Winter has arrived very nicely in Helsinki; 24 hours plus of snow fall, combined with freezing temperatures and driving winds and there is plenty of snow cover. I've missed the opportunity to capture the transition from Autumn to Winter in that... Continue Reading →

Time for summer's last boat trip! The aftermath of winter's first snowfall and the perfect excuse for one last sea voyage...

Now it starts to feel like spring… finally

Today I'm introducing Robin and his Frontside Ollie. It's an extremely popular Finnish song from earlier this year. Along with every young singer out there, Robin has his fair share of fans and critics. Here are the lyrics if you're interested in deciphering exactly what he's singing! I like the song and the sentiment a... Continue Reading →

The year that was (2011 in review)

The new year rapidly approaches. We have fireworks (and safety glasses) ready. We travel west this year to see the new year in with old friends. The menu is planned, the drinks have been organised. Snow would be nice. A little would go a very long way. The forecast is not promising. I may or may not post between today... Continue Reading →

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