I write from a tiny island in the northern Åland chain, almost on its furthest limit, called Länsmansgrund (60°26.7’N, 20°9.9’E). It is about as remote as it gets, and that suits me fine. 884 more words
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Melodic Heavy Metal Band
RED ROOM ENSEMBLE
Debut Album Out Now
This past February Finnish Melodic Heavy Metal band RED ROOM ENSEMBLE released their self titled debut full length album. 267 more words
After Helsinki, I found myself sailing to a little oasis called Åland.
Where and what is Åland?
If you’re asking yourself this, it’s okay. I’ve been living in Scandinavia for the better part of the past three years and I didn’t know this myself until just a few months ago when I met some people from the area at a New Nordic Food workshop. 1,397 more words
I know it’s not the Lake District, but I thought it would be interesting to take a look at the place of the Baltic region in Ransome’s life, and maybe wonder whether it had any particular influence on the novels, and the ‘lake country’ books in particular. 1,504 more words