A way to Finnish the day, Finnish Musician


A special treat awaited for me in Kensal Green, London. A young man from Finland willing bestowed a lovely song up our music loving group, performed by him, sung in Finnish, entertaining the whole group. Lots of fun, a great way to enjoy the accommodations!

Portraits of those before us, and more, National Gallery, London


Culture is in the eye of the beholder and the artists of old captured the essence of all things great¬† in the centuries before us….and viewing them is free at the National Gallery at Trafalgar Square in downtown London. A fabulous aspect of the National Gallery is the general entrance is free, which is greatContinue reading “Portraits of those before us, and more, National Gallery, London”

Old High Church and Kirkyard, Inverness, Scottish Highlands


Rosemarkie-Fortrose Parish Church


Rosemarkie, a charming small town along the Moray Firth on the Black Isle, is a quaint place to wander, taking in the sea air and the charms of the area. Everything is acccessible by foot, once arrived in the town, which is a really nice treat. The Church parish itself is easily found, tucked awayContinue reading “Rosemarkie-Fortrose Parish Church”

Struy Guest House, Cozy place to stay in Inverness


The Struy Guest House has honestly been the very best accommodation that I have stayed in while traveling and adventuring. The property manager, Kasper, has been super friendly and accommodating, the premises clean and neat, everything is tidy, and it is very affordable. I love that it is located about a Mile from downtown Inverness,Continue reading “Struy Guest House, Cozy place to stay in Inverness”

Abstract Oil Painting, Available


Vincent Van Gogh style original abstract impressionistic oil painting of dreams and blooms during a raging storm. Original, signed 16×20 inch framed on stretched canvas, ready to hang. Oil painting, vivid brush strokes. #art #oilpaintings #canvas #impression #vincentvangogh #style. ready to hang as it is mounted on wood framing. Make me an offer!!! Click HereContinue reading “Abstract Oil Painting, Available”

The Schnitzel Rule (my rule)/ Tips for learning, using a new language


Please, take a moment to watch the video. I originally made the video for my younger brother as part of a conversation we were having (via Whatsapp) and he thought I should share. The poster, in which I referenced, is located towards the bottom of the post/blog, along with some of the words in aContinue reading “The Schnitzel Rule (my rule)/ Tips for learning, using a new language”

Original Paintings available


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People Watching on Kirche Platz


¬†What an exciting and interesting afternoon-evening of people watching. So much variety and interactions galore–skipping children, a bicycle with a legit trailer, a skinned knee, an elderly man whistling down the cobble stones, a couple on a date (and enjoy Apfel Streudel) and so much more!! While enjoying the visual stimulation, my taste buds wereContinue reading “People Watching on Kirche Platz”