A Night at the Circus

Thursday 11/27/14, time 9:41 AM

Circus Florentino on tour in Mikkeli, Finland.  10th June 2014


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Keywords: circus, Circus Florentino, Finland, photo essay

Crush the Castle - Destruction Pleasure

Friday 8/15/14

The internet is full of intructions on how to build a perfect sand castle. If, however, you happen to be a small child that's not the point. I mean building a sand castle. The  joy of crushing one afterwards is most certainly more fun and I should say a built-in feature in all of us. At least when we are small.


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Keywords: photo essay, Crush the Castle, Finland

Make Hay While the Sun Shines

Saturday 7/12/14 - Simo Väisänen

Finland shares an old European tradition. Every day of the year is someone's Name Day which is celebrated in the same way you celebrate your birthday. July 12 is for 'Hermanni' i.e. 'Herman' in English or 'Hermann' in German.

In olden days July 12 meant it's time to make hay. The work was usually done in big work parties  as voluntary work. The working bee below gathered to celebrate and commemorate 'Hermannin heinäpäivä' or 'Herman's Hay Day' in Mikkeli, Finland in 2013.


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Keywords: photo essay, Finland, Hermannin heinäpäivä, Herman's Hay Day