Tag Archives: Linnanmaa

The Monkey at Linnanmaa

25 Feb

On another bright, blue, beautiful day I took a walk around Linnanmaa and through Kaijonharju, and just look what I stumbled across.

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A big old ape reading in the sun. Why is he there? How long has he been there? What is he reading? I wish I had the answers. I think he’s meant to be a marker for the local library, but many have come to know the apartment opposite him a ‘The Monkey House’. He made me smile, anyhow.

Some other pictures from my walk:

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I just love the blue colour of the sky when it’s clear!

 

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56: Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow…

26 Oct

So I haven’t got much to say about this week except that, as week’s go, it was bad. Perhaps my worst since I’ve been here in Oulu.

However, after a couple of days of watching Gilmore Girls, eating chocolate and generally being very soft on myself I was cheered up by the snow! It’s like it came just for me (at least that’s what I’m telling myself!)

 

 

 

 

 

Another Beautiful Evening

15 Sep

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It rained all day today, then around 4pm the sky cleared and it turned into a beautiful afternoon/evening. It’s been a quiet day today, I ventured to the gym and the store and spent the rest of the day in bed reading for my Finnish Literature class.

Things to note from today:

The Linnanmaa gym is very small, with only two exercise bikes and one rowing machine for cardio, the rest is weights.

Prisma is super busy on a Saturday! It’s made even harder to navigate by these weird little cars that are attached to the front of trolleys for kids to sit it. Cute, but a bit of a hazard at times.

Nothing else to report I’m afraid, maybe tomorrow will be more productive.

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