Tag Archives: Helsinki

Three Items Too Small to Write About

“Brevity is the soul of wit.” — William Shakespeare, Hamlet Part One – It is midnight, bitter cold. Guards outside the castle at Elsinore wonder if the ghost will appear again tonight. I have always imagined this scene from Hamlet taking … Continue reading

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Architectural Crossroads

“Architecture should speak of its time and place but yearn for timelessness. — Frank Gehry What do the buildings surrounding the Baltic Sea look like? If our recent cruise experience is a valid sampling, the answer depends very much on … Continue reading

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This Is My Song

“But other hearts in other lands are beating with hopes and dreams as true and high as mine.” — Lloyd Stone, “This Is My Song” The cruise we just enjoyed gave us a day in Helsinki, the capitol of Finland. … Continue reading

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