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Chapter 151 - Beauty of Nature

Finland celebrated its Independence Day and 99th birthday on December 6th. “Celebrate” might be too big of a word considering how serious and somber it is, but that’s just how we roll. 279 more words

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Dark As My Heart: Best Nordic Noir

Antti Tuomainen’s moody and sinister novel Dark As My Heart, translated by your faithful correspondent, is on Crime Fiction Lover’s list of the 10 Best Nordic Noir books of 2016.

I recommend it.


Cooking Finnish: Mustikkapiirakka (Finnish Blueberry Pie)


  • 150g soft organic butter/raw butter
  • 150g organic sugar or Demerara sugar/Muscovado or Barbados Sugar
  • 1 organic egg
  • 200g plain flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder (aluminum free)
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Small but problematic - signal words into Finnish

Until now, I did not know that  the signal words “Danger”, “Warning” and “Caution” (and “Notice”)  and their translations into several languages have been standardized… 53 more words


Finland on my mind 

Happy 99th Independence Day to Finland!

Tonight I will raise a glass of champagne with you all! Even when I am not there to celebrate with you my heart and thoughts are back home in our beautiful country. <3

Advent Calendar, Day 6, Independence day

Today it’s Independence day of Finland. 99 years of those. Next year it’s 100th. This post could go on and on about what independence means to me. 48 more words