Taking occupancy

Gradually things are finding their places in my new home. My husband & I both do a lot of work from home, so studies have had a high priority in our planning. (We have had no choices on the exterior design of the house, but have had some saying on the interior – and have…

Early morning walk

Every morning I walk my two dogs; Ludo & Noah. I have had dogs all my life, and early morning walks are among the things I really love, no matter season or weather. View from the terrace at 08:00 AM (I take my dogs out around half past seven, when its still very dark, today…

Winter pleasures

Helleborus niger: Julerose – Hellebore – Christmas Rose – Snow Rose – Oracle Flower – Schneerose – Christrose – Weihnachtsrose – Vaaleajouluruusu In ancient times Hippocrates applied Helleborus as a purgative and as a diuretic agent. Helleborus was also used in the treatment of mental diseases. In medieval times it was used to makes salves that witches used. Some thought of Helleborus as…