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Kaisaniemi Botanic Garden

A lot of construction goes on in Helsinki during the summer months due to the extreme cold here in winter. Unfortunately this means the grounds of the Kaisaniemi Botanic Garden are closed for maintenance, but Miko and I spent a lovely afternoon wandering through the glasshouses recently. 239 more words

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Helsinki City Marathon

I am planning to run the Helsinki City Marathon in August and  after a slow start my training is well under way. I am out almost every night running down the river near my house and some times I will make it as far as Arabia before turning back. 150 more words


champagne and the city

We got to enjoy a real heat wave this weekend and the weather in Helsinki could have been taken straight from a tropical beach, that’s how boiling hot it was! 94 more words


Hot Yoga (Jooga) in Helsinki

It surprises me how few hot yoga classes there are in Helsinki. Here are the few I could find, I’ll re-post if I ever get around to trying any of them: 23 more words


Joachim Aschenbrenner Takes Gold At ISAF Youth Match Race Worlds

Denmark takes the gold medal in the first ISAF Youth Match Racing World Championship, Australia gets silver, and bronze goes to the USA.

Everybody was nervous in the morning as they waited for the wind to fill in. 765 more words


Heinäkuu / July

Päivät ovat olleet helteisiä kylmän kesäkuun jälkeen. Kuumuus ei ole houkuttanut päiväsaikaan ulos kävelemään ja kuvaamaan.

Maasto on kuivaa ja pienimmät puut pystyynkuihtuneita. Sadetta ei tänne olla saatu ja ukkosmyrskytkin riehuvat muualla Suomessa. Maastopalot huolestuttavat.


Why Finland?

In January 2011 I arrived to Helsinki and I planned to stay here 5 months. But I’m still here and I will stay at least till my graduation. 993 more words