WiFi failure breaks blogger's posting streak 😜 until yesterday I was doing really well, posting daily and managing not to repeat myself. Then we head to the mökki. Hard to believe in Finland I know, however there are still corners of the country where connection isn't always possible. Our mökki happens to be in one... Continue Reading →

TBT: 10.6.2021

(Birthday surprise ☝) This week we go back to 1999, actually June 10th 1999. Once more we are venturing to the opposite side of the world. Technically this story begins on June 9th as that was went I went into labour. The story ends in the wee hours of the morning, 4.03 from memory when... Continue Reading →

Åland (100 years young)

Finland had a civil war less than 100 years ago, just like in Ireland. If you look at the history of newly independent nations, civil war is almost every time present, even in the United States.Harri Holkeri Today the autonomous Åland Islands celebrate their 100th anniversary!

DIY Avocado 🥑 Plants Even though my thumbs are not green, this is a project that has fascinated me for a very long time. So tonight I saved the avocado pits, did some googling to remind me of the basic steps and ... Well let's see where we are after a week or so 😝... Continue Reading →

Monday Muttering: 7.6.2021

On this day! For starters it is the 158th day of the year (Gregorian calendar).It is National Chocolate Ice Cream Day (USA). What I want to know is when is the Rum & Raisin Ice Cream Day?Birthdays of note: James Young Simpson, Scottish obstetrician who popularized chloroform for medicinal use, born in Bathgate, West Lothian,... Continue Reading →

I can't believe that in all the years I've lived here, I have never heard of Nokia toilet paper. Not only toilet paper, it seems they had their hand in paper towel as well!  

I've been granted three wishes... 1) I wish that everyone gets the chance to say a proper goodbye to loved ones; 2) I wish that everyone makes peace with themselves, their deeds and who they are; 3) I wish that I didn't have to make wishes 1 and 2. My first attempt at joining in... Continue Reading →

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