<span>Yearly Archives</span><h1>2015</h1>

    A Trip to Amsterdam

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    One day I might learn to take photographs of the interesting places I travel to. Sadly, it didn’t happen in time for the short trip Taru and I made to Amsterdam in late November — thus, prepare yourself for another travelogue that is almost completely void of images. I say almost, because of course I have documented the results of our book hoarding. You’ll see.…

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    Book Fair and Other Curious Things

    Autumn has come, and once again it was time for the annual visit to Helsinki Book Fair. As always, the goal was to find interesting additions to our bookshelf, so on Friday Taru and I…

  • Book Journal

    My Reading Habits

    I found a list of reading-related questions floating about the internet and took time to answer them, mostly because it gave me an excuse to blabber about books and reading.…

  • Old Photographs

    Kongo-Ville

    Two rather small and blurred photographs taken in Congo Free State in the beginning of the 20th century, one showing a cheerful man on horseback, the other showing the same…

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    Books from Berlin

    Let it be stated first that I am horrifyingly bad at remembering to take photographs as proof from my adventures out in the great, big world! With the lack of…

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    Goodbye, Old Shoes

    I’m one of those people who find shopping for clothes (and everything related) similar to a visit to the dentist — horrifyingly unpleasant, but necessary at times all the same.…

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    Introducing the Kitties

    I am a cat owner, and like most cat owners, I, too, love to talk about my cats. It is not unlikely at all that I’ll mention these furry little…

  • Old Photographs

    Not Always So Formal

    Two pictures of the same woman: the first one being a portrait of her on hew own, and the second one showing her with (most likely) her husband. I find…

  • Gallimaufry

    Moths

    These ended up in my possession some years ago. My mother was going through some old boxes and about to throw the contents away, but luckily happened to ask me…