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I found the most adorable book ever!

It’s called “A Bird in the hand is worth kymmenen oksalla” and it’s put together by Paul Westlake (or Pauli Länsijärvi). The book was published already in 2002 and it is the first part of a whole series of which I had never heard before my last English lesson. 118 more words


15.4.14 - SNAFU

Jotta elämä Afrikassa olisi hieman helpompaa niin olimme päättäneet Natural Building Companyn kanssa rakentaa ns. testinurkan Billnäsin konttorin varastotilaan missä pääsisimme kokeilemaan erilaisia savitekniikoita ja nurkan muodostusta. 1,692 more words

Late year 2013 wrap-up

With my second diploma painting (“Äiti, tuleeko koulusta huonoa palautetta?”, featured in the fourth square in the collage above) now having been sold, I figured it’s finally time to wrap up 2013 and really focus on new things. 199 more words

Sanna Maria Paananen

Compartment No. 6, by Rosa Liksom

Compartment No. 6, by Rosa Liksom, translated from the Finnish by yours truly, will be published by Serpent’s Tail in the UK on May 1, 2014. 169 more words


Suomi Koulu (Finnish School)

This past Saturday marked the very last Finnish class of the semester in the Finnish Language School Association (FLSA). And while I am absolutely ecstatic to have back (for a short time) an additional weekend morning to sleep in and to not trek 88 miles in one day to Virginia and back, I am also supremely sad that it is over. 407 more words

Art of Basware@Pinterest

The Art of Basware -exhibition is also available online at Pinterest. Click here to view works from almost 50 young Finnish artists!


Guide to World Domination

Have you ever tried conquering a large European country, equipped with nothing but a rubber dinghy and a small green plastic shovel? Well, I have. 907 more words

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