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Congratulations to Bhumibol Adulyadej, the King of Thailand

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Originally posted on Pulse of Change – Muutoksen syke:
King Bhumibol, who celebrates his 86th anniversary today December 5th, is the world’s longest-serving current head of state, over 67 years now, in Thailand. It would be hard to find any other person in such…

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Red Admiral

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Last summer was not good for insects in Finland, but mid September was warm enough for many flying bugs. Here are some images of Red Admiral (Vanessa atalanta), one of the largest butterflies in Finland. I took those on 13 September … Continue reading

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Windows in Croatia

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Remembering Ted Curson in Pori Jazz 1974

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The 50th Pori Jazz is going right now. There are only two persons, who have played in the first 47 festivals from 1966 to 2012: Reino Laine (b. 1946), a Finnish drummer and Ted Curson (1935-2012), an American trumpetist. Ted Curson … Continue reading

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The lust for minimalism – Dawn of Midi

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Rhythms were mesmerizing. Tones were simple. Sound was loud. Music had no breaks. The band was on the skin of the audience. This was Dawn of Midi, US based trio with diverse origins. Drummer Qasim Naqvi is from Pakistan, bassist Aakaash … Continue reading

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Early morning in London 1978

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One more chapter – in random order – to my interrail story from 1978, now from London. (Here you can find Isle of Skye and Paris.) The train arrived from Scotland to King’s Cross. That very early morning in July 1978 … Continue reading

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Seen on the streets of Paris 1978

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Paris, seen by an aimless but curious interrail traveller with a camera in July 1978. (Click a picture to open the gallery.)

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