My top 10 posts of 2016, part 2

Saturday, December 31, 2016

My top 10 posts of 2016, part 2

Helsinki, 7 degrees


We spend January 1st walking through our lives, room by room, drawing up a list of work to be done, cracks to be patched. Maybe this year, to balance the list, we ought to walk through the rooms of …
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My top 10 posts of 2016, part 1

Thursday, December 29, 2016

My top 10 posts of 2016, part 1

Helsinki, 3 degrees


For last year's words belong to last year's language. And next year's words await another voice.
I find it only fitting at this point, only some days prior to New Year's Eve, to sum up…
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Medal of General Valour

Friday, December 23, 2016

Medal of General Valour

Helsinki, 2 degrees


If I could bronze my love, it’d be worthy of a silver medal.

Despite the fact that we experienced a large amount of snow in Helsinki directly after the passing of my mother, in the beginning of Novem…
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Nordic Christmas decor

Thursday, December 15, 2016

Nordic Christmas decor

Helsinki, -3 degrees


I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all the year.
Despite the fact that my childhood Christmases were always dressed in red, as the color was the favorite of my beloved mother, I, …
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The best gingerbread cookies

Friday, December 9, 2016

The best gingerbread cookies

Helsinki, 3 degrees


Gingerbread people are the sweetest things, and I wish you all the happiness this one brings.
One of the best ways to create a combination of both lovely Christmas taste & scent at home is to bak…
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The best Christmas café in Helsinki of the season

Saturday, December 3, 2016

The best Christmas café in Helsinki of the season

Helsinki, -5 degrees


We must become so alone, so utterly alone, that we withdraw into our innermost self. It is a way of bitter suffering. But then our solitude is overcome, we are no longer alone, for we find that our…
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