Old World Swallowtail. Ritariperhonen.

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This beautiful Swallowtail butterfly visitiéd our yard on Thursday.

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Look at those wings, moving so fast.

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Big eyes.

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Here is seen two spurs,”the swallowtail”, we call this butterfly a knight.

Saturday January 19, shopping.

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At noon was -!5°C/ 5°F when I noticed we have to go to buy groceries. So I made a list what we need.

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Cat food, bird seeds, something for us.

Then clothes, it is COLD.

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I am ready.

It was cloudy, not much light and the photos are taken mostly in the car with a phone.

The first stop was on our village, for oat seeds for birds. They had no seeds and they had thrown their Christmas tree out.

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It looks sad.

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At 13.50 o´clock driving to the nearest town, 14 km or 8,6 miles.

The second stop is for cat food. We are now in a town called Ikaalinen.

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Our malls are small, and like always in our photos, no human beings.

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My hubby looking for treats for Kosmo the Great, 17,63 pounds, 8 kilos.

The third stop is for birds and for us.

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As I told, no human beings or anything else moving. Birds seeds and rye bread, butter, sauerkraut, potatoes, cookies, and smoked fish.

The fourth stop is very well-known almost around the world.

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More than one car here. We bought salad dressing, apples, carrots, yoghurt, coffee, frozen fish ,ice cream, more fish, cream, cheese, cream crackers, crisp bread, chocolate, candies, spaghetti, tofu, sugar, feta cheese, red onions, cabbage, peanuts, tuna in tomato sauce…

Now we are ready to drive home. It is getting dark. In wintertime here is a blue moment before dark. It is now about 16.00 o´clock.

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Our village and the blue moment.

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Christmas is still here.

At home.

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Hubby carrying all the bags in, seeds and peanuts for birds 15 kilos, 33 pounds.







Light nights. Белые ночию. Valkeat yöt.

It is again time of Summer solstice, it is Midsummer. Our light nights are after Summer solstice getting darker till 21th of December. Here is some photos taken in our yard at midnight.

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The sun still paints the sky red.

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A birch.

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The moon.

F.E. Sillanpää, Suomen ainoa Nobel- kirjailija. Syntymäkoti. F.E. Sillanpää, the only finnish Nobel Prize writer. The birth place.

Frans Emil Sillanpään syntymäkoti on Hämeenkyrön kunnan Kierikkalan kylän Myllykolussa. Siellä hän vietti lapsuusvuotensa. Sillanpää syntyi 16.9.1888 ja kuoli 3.6.1964.

Kirjallisuuden Nobel-palkinto myönnettiin vuonna 1939.

Frans Eemil Sillanpää was born in the municipality of Hämeenkyrö, in the village of Kierikkala in Myllykolu. There he spent his childhood. Sillanpää was born in 09.16.1888 and died on 03.06.1964.

Literature Nobel Prize was awarded in 1939.

Kuvissa F.E.Sillanpään lapsuuden elämänpiiriä.  The childhood environment of F.E. Sillanpää in the photos.

Kuvat on otettu 6.10.2015. The photos are taken 6.10.2015.

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