Social distancing queue – Lahti, Finland – 27 June 2020

2020s, Finland, Lahti, Photography, Travel

The penultimate day of the road trip around southern Finland. First visit to Lahti and impressed by the vivality of the city. The weather is hot, maybe too hot. But summer is so brief up north that its imperative to take full advantage.

Autumn on Esplanadi – Helsinki, Finland – 28 September 2018

2010s, Finland, Helsinki, Photography, Travel
Café Esplanad in Helsinki

Café Esplanad in Helsinki


Autumn on Esplanadi – Helsinki, Finland – 28 September 2018
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Tech in a Madrid Café in 2003

2000s, Madrid, Mobile, Photography, Spain, Tech, Travel
Madrid Café 2003

Madrid Café 2003

This is what I used for on-the-go tech in 2003 sitting in a café in Madrid. A Psion 5mx and a brick Nokia mobile phone  The Psion had a great form factor that had a keyboard that was just big enough for touch-typing and small enough to fit into a jacket pocket. It also had the wonderful benefit of being distraction-free. 

Not forgetting the camera, a Canon Powershot S30. A remarkably pocketable device for the time.