I had never worn my graduation cap on May Day - it is a Finnish tradition that I had missed due to living abroad. It is not just any kind of hat though.
Having to cancel my plans to travel to St Petersburg is not worth complaining about when you think of all the people in Russia trying to balance with the current situation
I tried to take part in National Dress Skiing, but nature and cars were against me. Sometimes I wish I didn't have to drive at all.
Midwinter magic in pictures. Snow makes everything brighter and more elegant. Winter in Finland is beautiful.
Moving between countries is not always easy. You might get too attached to the temporary home when you should pack your bags. Personal thoughts on life abroad, in between and home.
I use my English mushroom book alongside the Finnish one because, for some reason, I want to learn the names in English as well.
I was hurt and lied to by a person I used to respect and hold very dear and I'm trying to process it, so I'll think aloud.
After a quiet summer, I'll try to write again. And, oh yeah, I've moved back to Finland, at least for now.
Finland was the world's happiest country in 2020 according to the World Happiness Report. Also the other countries I've lived in are pretty happy.
Footpaths and bridleways make walking and running fun – you don't have to follow the roads. But all paths in England are not yet officially recorded.