Category - 100 for 100

Counting down 100 days leading up to the New Year of 2017, FHaB will post an image every day to celebrate the coming 100 Years of Finland’s Independence.

Bear

100 for 100: 80 – Bear Lost in the...

21 Days to 100th Year: 80/100 – Bear Lost in the Woods The first thing that came to mind when I came across this bear in the woods is the phrase “Does a bear s**t in the woods”, a long way of saying ‘yes’ to a...

Window

100 for 100: 79 – Window with Ice

22 Days to 100th Year: 79/100 – Window with Ice Continuing on from yesterday’s post, here’s another abstract, this time a close-up of a window pane covered in ice. There is no looking in or out, just some lovely tones as the...

Ice

100 for 100: 78 – Sea Ice Forms

23 Days to 100th Year: 78/100 – Sea Ice Forms With the temperatures hovering either side of freezing the last few days, the sea water is at that dreamy stage between solid and liquid, with the swirls of ice on the surface creating lovely...

Flags

100 for 100: 77 – Corner Cupboard with...

24 Days to 100th Year: 77/100 – Corner Cupboard with Flags It’s nice to see this particular collection of flags hanging out together and getting along nicely. It’s only when someone comes along and starts waving one about that...

Glass

100 for 100: 76 – Glass and Light

25 Days to 100th Year: 76/100 – Glass and Light The coffee was okay, the cake was good, but easily the best bit was just looking out the window at the changing light. The yellow from the setting sun reflecting through the ice forming...

Path

100 for 100: 75 – A Path through Grass

26 Days to 100th Year: 75/100 – A Path through Grass Exactly like what it says in the title, this is a path through the grass, on a not so early morning walk (because the sun wouldn’t be up yet) and a layer of frost over everything...

Finlandia

100 for 100: 74 – Finlandia Hall on...

27 Days to 100th Year: 74/100 – Finlandia Hall on Independence Day Happy Independence Day, Finland! Today, 99 years ago, is the actual day when the Parliament of Finland ratified the Declaration of Independence proposed by the Finnish...

Leaves

100 for 100 series – 73: Frosted...

28 Days to 100th Year: 73/100 – Frosted Leaves and Granite The point where frosted forest leaves meets moss and lichen covered granite rock… Even though the sun has little warmth to it at this time of year, the temperature can be so...

Roof

100 for 100 series – 72: Cold Steel...

29 Days to 100th Year: 72/100 – Cold Steel Roof A study in blue, with a splash of yellow, as the sun sets behind the trees on another beautiful clear evening here in Helsinki. This abstract with a steel roof is part of a tiny building...

power plant

100 for 100 series – 71: Salmisaari...

30 Days to 100th Year: 71/100 – Salmisaari Power Plant It was such a beautiful sunset as I was heading back into town that I ended up heading off to Seurasaari for a bit of R & R. The sun had set by the time I made it to the southern...