Finns are often said to be "connected to nature". I don't think we are especially well rooted to nature, but maybe history and traditions have left some sort of mark on us. You see, trees and forests played a huge part in Finnish folk culture. Sanni Seppo and Ritva Kovalainen explored the role of trees … Continue reading Finnish folklore and the creation of Milky Way
There just seems to be too little time in the week when there is so much you have to do and even more things you want to do!
Pippi Longstocking was a brave and wise girl and she went to circus once...
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.