Oh, for the love of summer sunsets

At the moment I’m awaiting summer excitedly. The sun has been shining almost everyday, the weather has warmed and I feel much more energetic than during the dark winter.

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The land of a thousand lakes

Finland is known for its’ lakes. You can find as many as 187,888 lakes here which is more than anywhere in the world! As I sail and we live near the sea, I don’t have the chance to visit lakes that often. However, as a child, just like many other Finns, my family had a […]

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Gardens on my mind

Right now my garden is slowly revealing itself after the winter. We had so much snow that there’s still a huge pile hiding some of the plants. Nothing is blooming yet. Therefore, to find greenery, one needs to go to a botanical garden.

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A cautious hello

Hello everyone! ❤ I cannot believe that the last time I wrote a post was in June of last year. It’s been nine months! I have to be honest, it has not been an easy nine months. Studying two degrees at the same time whilst juggling work and family life was not a great idea. […]

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Hey you!

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.

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Isosaari Island

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.

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Happy Birthday Johan Ludvig Runeberg!

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.

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A Short Hello

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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