Soul Home

This beautiful piece was penned by Eric from My Sword and Shield –  It is no feature of her face, nor motion of her form, which calls her “beautiful” in my eyes It is that she walks in my soul and calls it “home                       … More Soul Home

Methusela’s Musings – the story of One Eye the Cat

It has been a goodly time since we last gathered around  Gramp’s rocking chair for story time. But here we are, back again in that familiar, cosy setting. As always, the fire is burning and crackling, playing shadow puppets on the walls of the humble little cabin by the lake. The familiarity of Gramp’s nightly … More Methusela’s Musings – the story of One Eye the Cat

Requiesce in pace

For our friend ♥ Ilkka ♥ who earned his ‘Angel’s wings’ yesterday after a lengthy illness. The best things in life are the people we love… the places we’ve been… and the memories we’ve made along the way Raili Tanska

Roo poo

He was one of a kind. We met him at a business dinner neither of us was too keen to go to. But it was in the early days of  the YTBTRH (Yet To Become The Retired Husband) setting up his business. He needed the contacts.  As it so happened this guy was one of … More Roo poo


    Leave imprints in  my heart touching my Soul gifting me with Love Some fleetingly Others Life-long Each  precious Each moment  forever etched in my Soul © Raili Tanska Image Pixabay

Next Door

  It’s a quiet neighbourhood where I live.  A little haven in a busy metropolis. Surrounded by beautiful greenery, my home is nested in a cosy nook with little passing traffic. There has not been much change in the street over the many decades I have lived here. All the neighbours are well settled baby … More Next Door