Cleaning bird houses before summer for birds to nest.
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Backyard birding in the Nordics during spring

Our property isn’t the biggest one (less than an acre) but we surely have some nice birds around to enjoy some birding activities like photographing, bird feeding, bird housing and so on. There is an open water area about 100 meters from our shore which my camera can just barely zoom in enough to identify some of the birds that are already swimming there. Cranes (Grus grus) are already starting to visit our lake as it’s melting away more every day....

April 20, 2022 · 2 min · Miika von Bell
Vuoden pimein päivä
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Koiria ja mustikoita

On todella hiljaista ja pimeää. Koirien vaikerointi ja kattolampun himmeä valaistus ovat ainoat ystäväni kun istun hiljaa itsekseni ruokasalin tuolilla ja tuijotan pimeälle järvelle.

January 11, 2022 · 1 min · Miika von Bell
Lapinporokoira Ilmo on sopeutunut hyvin elämään uuden isoveljensä Iskun rinnalla.
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Meille tuli uusi koiranpentu: Lapinporokoira Ilmo

Meille tuli noin kaksi kuukautta sitten uusi perheenjäsen taloon. Kohta puolivuotias Ilmo-koira on samanmerkkinen kuin meidän esikoiskoiramme Isku: lapinporokoira.

December 23, 2021 · 2 min · Miika von Bell
First dog experience: Getting my first dog changed my life
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How getting my first dog changed my life

I grew up in a pretty sterile environment. Our home was always clean and my mom was very strict about keeping things that way. I never really thought about having a dog as a kid but now as I look back I am pretty sure that having a dog growing up would have been a great thing for me. Getting my first dog Getting a dog was never really something I personally had considered before but after getting married with my wife it started to become quite obvious that we would be getting a dog soon....

July 26, 2021 · 9 min · Miika von Bell