On life, love and everything else as seen by A Finnish woman about to turn 40.

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  • This is it
    on Nov 10, 2010 in me myself and I
    I've run out of things to say which can only mean one thing: I've now fully covered life, love and everything else.I don't think though that I can let the last update of this blog state that I know that I'm not a stupid girl. Should come up with some...
  • Deep down I know I'm not a stupid girl
    on Sep 29, 2010
    Deep down I know I'm not a stupid girlbut still I make all those mistakes, yeayI know there's a lot of stupid girls in this worldbut I don't want to be like them.Lovely Miss Li:...
  • Open road
    on Jul 12, 2010 in happy days meaning of life
    Esko Valtaoja, Finnish astronomer and a wonderful writer who I greatly admire, quoted Walt Whitman at the end of one of his books:Afoot and light-hearted I take to the open road,Healthy, free, the world before me,The long brown path before me leading...
  • A fishy tale
    on Jul 11, 2010
    It’s amazing that I haven’t covered this topic before at all. I mean, I’ve been writing my blog on and off for the past 4.5 years and not once, I repeat, not one time, have I mentioned that I’m really really scared of live fish. I mean really...
  • Solitude
    on Jul 8, 2010 in solitude me myself and I
    I’m sure I’ve written about this before… Yes, there it is!It’s about my huge, massive, enormous need for solitude. I really love being on my own, just like I’ve been for the past week and a half.I used to think that I should find a cure for...
  • Three
    on Jun 28, 2010 in friends
    That’s my magic number. Got to be. That’s because most of my memorable friendships have come, and keep coming it seems, in threes:Childhood: Sanna, Anne and I (from 7 to 13, pure magic).Teen years: Miia, Katja and I (now, how much exactly IS it p...
  • What’s that smell?
    on Feb 21, 2010
    I was once asked which sense I’d like to keep if I could choose only one. I had to think about it long and hard, but eventually I said that I’d like to keep my sense of smell even though I wasn’t really able to tell why.This morning I stumbled...
  • We don’t own them
    on Feb 20, 2010 in parenthood
    It had been a busy day at work. But finally it was over and I was on my way home. I was looking forward to spending some time with my son: It was going to be our film night, something that had become a bit of a Thursday tradition for us.“Mommy, I t...
  • Greetings from Italy
    on Jan 31, 2010 in music travelling
    I’ve only just very recently started using my iPod while on the move. I’m really enjoying it now but I also know why I haven’t done it before:When the music is blasting straight in your ears, you’re kind of cut out of your surroundings. You c...
  • Body to science
    on Jan 22, 2010 in my son
    “When I die, I want my body to be split in half from top to bottom. It can then be put in a museum so that people can see what a human body looks like on the inside.”“Ok son, I’ll see what I can do.”...
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