Helsinki 1730: 540 kms to empty tank. Jyväskylä 20:45: 830 kms to empty tank. Tanking: nil.  Kilometres driven: 261. How?!

It is going to be one of those days. Flight delayed. Hot in Thailand. Cold in Finland. Really really cold in Finland. Snow in Finland. Dark in Finland.  Did I mention cold in Finland?! At least at the end of it all we'll be sleeping in our beds and tomorrow we'll be reunited with Perry... Continue Reading →

Good to be home once more... ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Alternatively I could also say it will be nice to sleep in my own bed again. That will have to wait a few more nights...

... to ring in the New Year. ... instead a calming sunrise and the amazing ripples of the Southern Cross Railway Station roof in Melbourne

Fork In Hand

In case you've wondered about my relative silence of late: here is one of the reasons! Presenting Heather's Helsinki's first official product: Fork In Hand! In conjunction with Veronica of  WEFactory and with considerable assistance from our good friends at Iittala, we are delivering food tourism (Foodism) in a new way. This is the last... Continue Reading →

Remember to keep a safe distance! We're driving back from Lapland, the weather is foul, the news has been full of warnings and now came a report of the third pile-up...

Weekly Photo Challenge: Joy

I'm going to do something today that I rarely do: share a little piece of myself 😉 This weeks challenge is Joy and while I'm guessing most posts have concentrated on Christmas / Holiday / New Year joy, here is mine. Some background. My brother told of a great walk to the top of a... Continue Reading →

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