Hareing Around the Helsinki City Run 13/5/17

13. May 2017 photos, run, travel, video 0
After a morning spent resting and getting myself organised I trooped off to the starting area for the Helsinki City Run, Half Marathon, for a day that was not to disappoint. I’ll gloss over the initial mistake of sitting at the tram stop on the wrong side of the street, thankfully not an omen for ...

Smile!

26. February 2017 image, photos, travel, work 0
One of the unexpected joys of my job is seeing parts of the country I wouldn’t usually see. Who knew the beach at Sunderland was like this?   Are there many shepherds in Bristol? It was a red sky after all.   In Norwich, the old reflected on the new.   Also in Norwich I ...

It’s not all black & white

20. November 2016 camera, outdoors, travel 0
Here we are in Helsinki, national capital of Finland and the furthest north I’ve ever been. Certainly the closest to Santa Claus. So what’s it like? Chilly and damp but better than the snow we just missed, and being near the water there’s a bit of a nippy wind now and again. It’s flat, easy ...

Typewriters

24. September 2016 stationery, travel 2
I was staying in the recently opened Hilton hotel in Bournemouth. One evening I was having an explore and came across the business suite whilst I was looking for the lift. The designer had let their imagination wander a bit and we had a mobile phone wall. Not so interesting as the phones had been ...