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Board Walks and Nature on Lammassaari

Had an awesome day at work: first barbecue and picnic at Vanhankaupunginkoski. We’ve been there before, but before this I didn’t know you can book the fire place, and the city will light and tend the fire for you too for free. A pretty  awesome service! After the meal we had a lovely boardwalk to […]

Rhodo Park

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Finally we got around to visit the Rhodo Park in South Haaga the right time of the year. The rhododendron had lovely colourful flowers, the park overall is very tidy, and also accessible by wheelchair. A nice place for a little evening walk (or run and climb for some……

Our New Summer Hobbies on Wheels

My hubby has taken our kids to skateparks lately, they love doing tricks on them on their scooters! Our son is into skateboarding too, so one day my daughter told me us two should get inline skates for us two. What a great idea!  We got the skates, and kids immediately got the hang of […]

Kids Clay Art

Last Saturday afternoon I introduced our kids to white clay, which will last well enough air dried (first under plastic) as decorative items. We explored a bit how to kneed the clay and how to make thick items hollow to avoid cracking. Hope we’ll get around to paint them in about a week (and everything […]

Seurasaari, Helsinki

One of the places we regularly go to in Helsinki, it always offers something: a place for adventure when it is dark, a busy Christmas event or the beauty of summer. It is known for the squirrels and birds tame enough for feeding but last when we went there on a cold and grey spring day, we […]

Flowers Can Make a Difference

Sometimes picking flowers is a good way to change the mood of a grumpy kid around. Happy Mother’s Day!

Doha, Qatar 

On the way home from Australia we spent 2 days in Doha, Qatar. We were intrigued by it: it has such an amazing skyline built up in approximately 10 years.  We didn’t know much about it though, just that it has a fair bit of oil money and that even though Islam is common the […]

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