Another summer project: empty the huussi! It's not a terrible as you might think 😉 Further to my compost project, the huussi (Australian vernacular 'dunny', 'outhouse' or 'crapper', direct translation 'latrine', also 'drop toilet' or 'dry toilet' in some parts of the world.) is another of our inherited objects! Like the compost bin, there had... Continue Reading →
My summer project: fix the compost! An abandoned compost bin 😦 Since I was last regularly blogging, we've bought a mökki (Australian vernacular 'shack', direct translation 'cottage', also 'holiday home' in some parts of the world.) We inherited a few things including a compost bin that has taken on a life of it's own. I'm... Continue Reading →
Friday Fun (a COVID-19 version!)
I've been contemplating book titles with Corona in the title. While I am sure you can find similar posts or challenges on Twitter and Facebook, I've taken the names of books that my Book-Club (puuklapi) have read over the past few years, replacing a key word with, yep you guessed it - CORONA! A fun... Continue Reading →
Yes! Presidential election papers have arrived. Along with all the pre-polling places, dates and times.... Round one will be Sunday January 28th and if it's too close to call (like last time) then we'll go to round two on Sunday 11th February. All of the major parties are represented as well as a seasoned politician... Continue Reading →
Announcing the return of my 6WS!
(Six Word Saturday for the uninitiated!) Yes, starting Saturday December 30th, 2017 there will be at least one 6 Word Saturday posting 🙂 Firstly, as it's been so long since I've done any posting, I had no idea that the original host of Six Word Saturday (Show My Face) had passed the baton on to... Continue Reading →
I'm told it was the bear. My worst fear - the bear went feral and attacked the dog... organ transplant has so far been unsuccessful and the dog hangs on by a thread...
Returning to routine is taking time... ... and it's not just the jetlag ... My Finnish is decidedly rusty 😑
Chance encounters emphasize old friends importance. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The Engineer and I were enjoying a late lunch today when two friends that I haven't seen or spoken to in ages arrived in the same restaurant. It reminded me that over the last 12 months I've been remiss at taking care of friendships, both new and old.... Continue Reading →
Road trip! Next stop is... Lapland 🙂 Posted on the go! From my Nokia Lumia 🙂
Without my friends, I'd be lost.