Dead Horse Bay

Last summer, working on Pieces of a Continent, Salla Salin and I visited places that my father had birdwatched 60 years earlier. One, Iso Huopalahti in Helsinki, had been a landfill in between my father’s visit and ours, in 1963-79. We speculated that in coming decades and centuries, sea level rise will expose and slowly wash into the sea much of the trashed though hidden contents of what is now lovely parkland. We were due to continue our collaboration onRead more