Tag Archives: drink

things that make me happy in berlin

Inn-Berlin I have stayed in a lot of hostels, and my experience in this one easily makes the top three. It is run pretty much the way I would run a hostel – and they seem to have thought of … Continue reading

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in which the finns prove they can “wuhuu”* with the best of them

For most of you it will have completely escaped your notice that the International Ice Hockey World Championships were on recently. I found out while watching the second Eurovision semifinal with a friend, whom we shall call ‘Finn 1′, as … Continue reading

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heippa äiti

my favourite cafe comes with its own small children! they arrived out the front yelling “moi äiti, moikka äiti!” (hi mum, hello mum!) before getting into the cafe bike trailer to fetch some milk with their isä (dad). I, having … Continue reading

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news from a monday

yesterday morning I woke up stupidly early (7 am) and faffed. I had vegemite on rice crackers for breakfast, which is not at all the same as vegemite on toast, but alas, my flat does not possess a toaster. sad. … Continue reading

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on the general whereabouts of hot chocolate

my first story from Helsinki involves a small cafe near the train station. we arrived around 8.30 in the morning, as it was starting to get light. feeling it important that i practised my finnish-speaking skills, I went and ordered … Continue reading

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