Friday, June 30, 2006

View of the Church of St. Simeon and Prophetess Hanna, originally built in the mid 18th C. Posted by Picasa

Thursday, June 29, 2006

Pointy roof of building in the old town. Posted by Picasa

Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Tallinn town-wall and ramparts. Posted by Picasa

Tuesday, June 27, 2006

And here, to prove we're not lacking in courtyards, is another one... Posted by Picasa

Monday, June 26, 2006

With lunch served outdoors in a cobbled courtyard. Posted by Picasa

Sunday, June 25, 2006

Further down the same passageway, one of the cutest streets of Olde Tallinn. Posted by Picasa

Saturday, June 24, 2006

Saiakang, literally 'white bread passage' from days when only plebs ate healthy wholemeal bread. Following this, a week of pretty postcard pictures of (mainly) old-town Tallinn. Posted by Picasa

Friday, June 23, 2006

Today it rained. Posted by Picasa

Thursday, June 22, 2006

Blue skies and silver blades: Tallinn's abandoned prison.
A philosophy student was given a paper to write: Can a good man be happy on the rack?
His dissertation was short: If he were a very good man and it were a very bad rack, then maybe. Posted by Picasa

Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Caught in the act of being happy. Posted by Picasa

Tuesday, June 20, 2006

Clock on the wall of the Holy Ghost church. Does any of my multitude of visitors notice any discrepancy? Posted by Picasa

Monday, June 19, 2006

One of Tallinn's towers - which, I do not know... Posted by Picasa

Sunday, June 18, 2006

No caption. Posted by Picasa

Saturday, June 17, 2006

This is one of my favourite graffitis in Tallinn. There's something struggling about it, and a cross between baroque and Escher. Pink too. Posted by Picasa

Friday, June 16, 2006

One of nature's take-aways. Posted by Picasa

Thursday, June 15, 2006

Afternoon light on one of the Tallinn Art School annex buildings Posted by Picasa

Wednesday, June 14, 2006

Early morning in Kadriorg Park (early in the year too). Posted by Picasa

Tuesday, June 13, 2006

Metallica Concert. Thousands of spotty geriatrics traipse out to a night of noise and beer. Surly bikers walk politely, and camp followers scavenge the empties. Posted by Picasa

Monday, June 12, 2006

And what these are, I haven't got a clue either. Any ideas? Posted by Picasa

Sunday, June 11, 2006

A 10% discount on holiday let accommodation in Tallinn (available soon) to the first person able to tell me the name of this pink-flowered tree (no postcards please). Posted by Picasa

Saturday, June 10, 2006

Famous Estonian writer (and raven). Posted by Picasa

Friday, June 09, 2006

Some roads just take longer to cross. Posted by Picasa

Thursday, June 08, 2006

Late-night moonrise amid the misty clouds. Time 22.40 and the days are getting longer. Posted by Picasa

Wednesday, June 07, 2006

The art of selling pork scratchings, à la estonienne... Posted by Picasa

Tuesday, June 06, 2006

Roheline aas, Estonian for "green meadow", one of the quiet country lanes in Kadriorg Park. Posted by Picasa