Monthly Archives: January 2015

Road block in Venice

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Patti Austin in April Jazz Espoo 2012

One still actively performing jazz singer, who is impressively continuing the legacy of the great female jazz vocalists from mid 1900’s, is Patti Austin. She was the star in April Jazz 2012 in Espoo, Finland, where she was accompanied by Espoo Big Band. The … Continue reading

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Flower spider and a nice catch – Kukkahämähäkki saalistaa

Flower spiders (also called crab spiders, Misumena vatia) hunt by ambushing the catch in the flower. They hit when the right type of insect comes close enough. Flower spiders have the ability to change the color from white to bright yellow and … Continue reading

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Shooting balloons in Wuhan, China

Wuhan is the biggest city with 10 million people in Central China. Only a few Westerners could be seen in the city, when these pictures were taken in April 1992. Today the situation might be slightly different. Free-time fun in … Continue reading

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Cabaret Au Lapin Agile, Paris 1978

Summer 1978 I travelled by train and hitch-hiked in Europe. Now it’s easy to return to the same locations and compare some of the pictures I took then, with the today’s view using Google street view. The angle of the shot is … Continue reading

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Eero Koivistoinen, hyvää syntymäpäivää – happy birthday

Syntymäpäiväonnittelut Eero Koivistoiselle, yhdelle Suomen johtavista jazzmuusikoista ja säveltäjistä. Tänään tammikuun 13. päivä, 69-vuotiaana, hän on yhä täynnä luomisvoimaa. Syntymäpäiväkorttina on kuvia lähes 39 vuoden takaa Eeron kvintetin keikalta Pori Jazzista vuodelta 1976: Eero Koivistoinen (sax), Olli Ahvenlahti (p), Jukka Tolonen … Continue reading

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Security?

A political stencil graffiti in Venice … I saw this some years ago, but it is very topical also today …

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