Category Archives: Finland

My Vespa

This, dear readers, is probably one of my most prized possessions. In Finland at the age of 15, you’re able to apply for a drivers license for a Moped or a Small two seat car, both which go max 45Km/h … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas…Eve!

Being from Finland, we essentially celebrate Christmas on Christmas eve – how it came to be that way I’m not sure. Almost as soon as we got up, we began prepping for Christmas Lunch – Ribs, Cole Slaw, Ham, Meatballs … Continue reading

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Christmas without Snow

Today we finished some Christmas E-cards we’re going to send out to our family and friends! It’s animated and plays music as well, but it still doesn’t have the feeling of a real, handwritten Christmas card, but then again, it’d … Continue reading

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Guests from abroad!

We’ve had friends visiting from Finland all week! They left just yesterday, but we were able to have a little time with them despite their jam-packed schedule. I rather envy them, I’d much rather go to universal studios (the picture … Continue reading

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‘Lilla Jul’ – Keeping traditions alive

Last Saturday was ‘Lilla Jul’, a Finnish tradition which is similar to Christmas though on a smaller scale. We decorated some gingerbread cookies (Store bought, as you can’t purchase any dough in Singapore) with silver balls and sugar icing. True … Continue reading

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