Monthly Archives: March 2011

Furious flying

Thank goodness I don’t need to fly very often. My main travels are conducted between Sweden and Finland and luckily those trips can often be made by boat. I much prefer the slow and steady pace of ferries compared to … Continue reading

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To Swede or not to Swede

Living in Sweden for 4 years introduced me to many new friends, a multitude of experiences and some minor cultural clashes. Hence, having now laid a bit of space between myself and this Nordic Shangri-La, I’ve compiled my very own … Continue reading

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Night-time thoughts

Don’t know what’s wrong with me. Can’t seem to get anything done during daytime. But when the sun goes down, some strange activity streak hits me. I’ll start typing those memos I never got around to finishing, or clean out … Continue reading

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Bother-in-law?

Have to admit something: feeling a bit nervous. You see, I’ve reached a milestone in my life. My son is bringing home a steady-kind-serious-sort-of girlfriend. Which makes me mother-in-kind-of-law. Me? Hey, it ain’t that long ago I was a teenager … Continue reading

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A Happy Go Lucky Day

A word of warning to you old cynics: this post is a cry of happiness. As most of us have a talent for complaining about things (and yes, unfortunately I have to count myself in) it’s so much harder to … Continue reading

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Girl’s day out

Took the girls into town on Saturday. One of our Helsinki traditions is enjoying coffee and (enormous) cinnamon buns at Café Esplanad, one of the best coffee haunts in town. Alva and Svea were properly impressed with the Big City … Continue reading

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Shoes and stuff

Went into Helsinki yesterday with the girls and somehow managed to stroll into my favourite shoe store Zio on Aleksanterinkatu. Now this is not a fashion blog, but I can’t guarantee I wont be mentioning shoes every now and then, … Continue reading

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