Time Out Sunday


Hello, autumn, hello-hello! I must say that some things never change - when I got a message today telling that the teacher is sick and the class in cancelled then I felt... yes, exactly like when a class was cancelled when I was 7 or 12 or 22! (Side note: it's only a three day course and it had been lovely; the reaction is in no way connected to the course itself.) So yes, yes I felt very excited. (In case that wasn't obvious.)

A day with no plans, perfect sunny weather and one of my favourite cities just here. In my ultimate comfy clothes (that I could have easily been wearing when 7, 12 or 22) I roamed the streets, visited a flea market, two museums and some bookstores. Just like that. No socialisation (almost). I took a bunch of photos with a "real" camera. It had been too long, summer had faded too fast. I am never too good at using the light in summer to take photos. I have to "struggle" through darker times somehow. (I smell and a deep and meaningful update in this regard in the future... or do I.)

Anyhow, here is one reason photography is in my life. My camera lets me see things differently, in ways my mortal human eye never could. My beloved eyes did not see the amazing colourful shapes, they saw this.

It's not a particularly inspiring "this", now is it. Not from where I am looking at least. (Let's discuss why I needed to choose the  backstage then, aye... or not.) Here's a thank you to my dear friend Mari for inviting me to Korkeasaari Zoo during Kissojen Yö events and reminding me to bring my camera. So I could create memories that have colour and then some!

On that happy note (that prepares you for a blue Monday; colour reference) I shall stop. Or I would go on in great lengths about JH Engström, virtual reality and the meaning of life. Oh and sausages and red velvet cake. And how "Gossip Girl" might be a documentary after all. Just you know in real life everyone looked mediocre at best and there was always chewing gum on the museum stairs.

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