A visit to Porkkala and 1950’s Era Russia

I was lucky enough to accompany Global Degree and Day With A Local on a tour of the Porkkala region in Southern Finland as part of a YouTube series that will be released next year. After catching an early train from Helsinki we arrived in Kirkkonummi where we were driven to Sjundby Manor. When weContinue reading “A visit to Porkkala and 1950’s Era Russia”

Lost in Lapland

Summer seems like a distance memory. But to keep that memory alive I have been working on my first video with footage taken throughout the summer. Regular readers of my blog may recognise some scenes as I have been posting photographs of these experiences. It is my first attempt and I hope it is aContinue reading “Lost in Lapland”

The Stream of Life

In a recent post I included the video Where the Hell is Matt? and explained how it had helped me travel. The video is very well made and the music brings a lot of emotion to it. I thought I would include the translated lyrics to the song. The same stream of life that runsContinue reading “The Stream of Life”

Joseph Arthur – Even Tho

The title of my blog, Our Shadows Will Remain, comes from the song Even Tho by Joseph Arthur. The song itself is beautiful but it is the meaning of the lyrics that caught me. To find where we belong Our shadows will remain Even after we are gone It was that last line, even after we are gone,Continue reading “Joseph Arthur – Even Tho”