Temporary Move

One advantage to working in a company that is part of a larger conglomerate is that opportunities will often present themselves for a change of scenery.  And that’s exactly what has happened in the last couple of weeks for me. As some of you know, I work in Espoo (the town immediately west of Helsinki) … Continue reading

C’mon Winter, do your worst

C’mon Winter, do your worst

Yeah, that’s right winter, I’m talking to you.  Summer seems to be well on its way out, and it won’t be long until it’s your time to shine.  This year I want some proper snow, I want the chance for skiing, skating and sledging for longer than the frustrating 2 week window you gave me … Continue reading

Freshly Baked Pups

Freshly Baked Pups

Kata and I have a friend whose family breed Miniature Schnauzers, and as I have a bit of a soft spot for them they kindly allowed us to go over and check out their new puppies that arrived a couple of weeks ago. Some work needs to be done to get Kata around to the … Continue reading

Summerhouse Season!

Summerhouse Season!

Tervetuloa kesä! At last it looks like the warm weather is upon us for good and that means it’s time to pack a towel and head for the summerhouse.  I love how Finland has proper seasons: in the winter you can crack on the skates and zip around under the starry sky with a cup … Continue reading