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I spotted the white duck last year when I was in Helsinki in winter. I am pleased to say that the duck is still in the water at Toolonlahti and doing well and fitting in with the others.

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white duck Helsinki

White duck Helsinki

White duck Helsinki

People leave food for the ducks to get them through the winter.

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I saw a duck friend on my walk around Toolonlahti. The ducks ran to meet her and were happy with her offerings.

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Helsinki ducks

It seems a few ducks have learned that it OK to stay behind for the winter.

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The first snow of the season has fallen on Helsinki. It gives everything a magical appearance.

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..no doubt there will be much more over the next few months.

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Winter weather doesn’t keep tough Finns inside.

Here are some gentlemen enjoying an outdoor activity.

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Helsinki shines in the summer sun.

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Helsinki summer

Beautiful Helsinki. Summer is almost over, but autumn is beautiful too.

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What could be better than a trip into the Finnish countryside and a Kesamokki…summer cottage.

Jodie and Allan enjoyed some walks in the forest collecting berries…blueberries, bilberries, lingonberries, red currants, white currants and wild strawberries.

…and the results of all this work.

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Berry picking

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Winter days are wonderful when the sun shines. There was still snow on my February walk around Toolonlahti. I’m sure it would all be gone now as Helsinki moves into warmer weather. Toolonlahti     Toolonlahti Toolonlahti Toolonlahti Toolonlahti Toolonlahti Keep on shining Helsinki.

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It rained when I was in Helsinki recently, but just for a little while, then rain turned to snow…much better.

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It doesn’t take long for the snow to gather.

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I think this was the first snow of the season. I hope there is more soon.

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