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I’m just checking in to let those of you who still remember me know that I’m still alive! This past year has been super busy and sadly it looks like that’s how things will be for me for one more year. Read on to learn what’s been going on. After almost ten years of saying [...]
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Hopefully soon we can say that Spring is around the corner. Till then we can reminisce about summers long gone and plan for the upcoming one. One must-do summer activity in Finland is definitely visiting Helsinki’s Isosaari Island. You can reach the island on a ferry from the Market Square. There are many departures in [...]
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Today in Finland we celebrate Runeberg’s Day. J.L. Runeberg (1804-1877) is Finland’s national poet and the writer of our national anthem. A while back, I visited his home – now a museum – in the quaint town of Porvoo. The Runeberg family lived in their Porvoo home for 25 years. The family had eight children, [...]
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We’re back to winter here in Finland. It’s dreadfully cold and there’s snow on the ground. But.. the sun was shining beautifully all day today! I take that as a promise of Spring. xx
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It’s been a while since my last Share Your World, my favourite challenge hosted by Cee. Would you prefer a reading nook or an art, craft, photography studio? Most definitely a reading nook! I love looking at reading nook photos on Pinterest. Its amazing how cosy they look. I wish I had one at home. [...]
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Time for Cee’s Share Your World again accompanied with photos of summery Hanko. What color do you feel most comfortable wearing? Blue most definitely! But not light blue, I look sickly if I wear it. I love dark and navy blue. What is your favorite type of dog? (can be anything from a specific breed, [...]
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This summer I got an urge to discover Uunisaari Island on a summery night. The island is one of my favourites but I’ve previously only visited in the winter months. In winter, you can simply walk over a bridge to get to the island. However, in summer you must hop onto a small ferry which [...]
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A week has flown by again! As I haven’t really taken any photos this week, I’m showing you photos from this Spring of a allotment garden in Helsinki. The idea is that people have their own small plot of land where they can grow flowers, veggies – whatever they like. However, this being Finland, there [...]
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This week I’ve been trying to get back on track with blogging. This also means starting again with Cee’s Share Your World posts. What would constitute a “perfect” day for you? A perfect day can be so many things. Starting a work day with a swim or a hearty breakfast. Lounging around at home with [...]
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