Winter Cottage

In Finland many people spend part of their winter staying in a Winter Cottage, to get away from the bustle of normal life and live simply for a time. Once Ben and I were offered the opportunity to stay in a friend’s winter cottage – one day we hope to take up their offer or stay in another such cottage in winter – and when we asked how to get there we were told that one must drive to the nearby road, which is about a mile from the cottage, and then ski the rest of the way with luggage on a sled behind. I believe this particular cottage also has no electricity or running water – life revolves around the indoor sauna and the outdoor well, the water in which must first be defrosted.
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This painting was not of any particular winter cottage but of this Finnish tradition in general. Such a change in lifestyle – such a wonderful contrast to the comfort and ease taken for granted by most of us in the UK all year round.
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£50 Winter Cottage, oil on wooden board, framed.

Oil on wooden board, framed and ready to hang.


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Kat

 

Kat Gibson

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