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spring?

So my Finnish friends keep telling me that “spring is here” but today is the first day I actually believe it. We were away from Q’s place for two days and when we came back there was grass and moss … Continue reading

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retrospective: stories from kamisak and inari

i didn’t finish telling you about kamisak husky farm. the night after we returned from husky sledding, we stayed at the farm. Mika (owns the farm) took me around the farm while he fed the dogs, and I did the … 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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spoilt brat adventures

So far this has been less a holiday of scungy student living, and more your spoilt brat living the high life holiday. We caught a taxi through the streets of Stockholm at 6.15 in the morning – pretty, pitch black, … Continue reading

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snow, a pub and the library

This morning we woke up and it was snowing. There was a little black bird hanging out on the windowsill, not looking particularly bothered by the cold. We are staying in a hotel, slightly more posh than we expected. The … Continue reading

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