yarn bombing

yarn bombing

Mökillä - Finnish carpets - traditionally woven from scraps of left-over material - 'trasmattor'

Mökillä - Finnish carpets - traditionally woven from scraps of left-over material - 'trasmattor'

Tienreunakukkia Finland

Tienreunakukkia Finland

This recipe became a true baking phenomenon throughout Finland in spring 2015. It has fascinated home bakers for two reasons, I believe. Firstly it contains a candy taste which Finns absolutely love – salty liquorice called ’salmiakki’. Secondly, people were inspired by the technique which creates circular zebra stripes inside the filling. In order to […]

This recipe became a true baking phenomenon throughout Finland in spring 2015. It has fascinated home bakers for two reasons, I believe. Firstly it contains a candy taste which Finns absolutely love – salty liquorice called ’salmiakki’. Secondly, people were inspired by the technique which creates circular zebra stripes inside the filling. In order to […]

More Secrets of the Finnish Sauna-This reminds of my childhood's first sauna experiences...as I used to go to a public sauna with my father and there used to be a lady washer who washed people's backs.

More Secrets of the Finnish Sauna-This reminds of my childhood's first sauna experiences...as I used to go to a public sauna with my father and there used to be a lady washer who washed people's backs.

GETA, Åland,Finland - Tiny rock pools with their natural vegetation near Havsvidden in the commune of Geta.

GETA, Åland,Finland - Tiny rock pools with their natural vegetation near Havsvidden in the commune of Geta.

Moomin family dancing under the stars- card with flashing LED lights | £5.00 Buy it now

Moomin family dancing under the stars- card with flashing LED lights | £5.00 Buy it now

Himmel (Finland) old Christmas ornament. In the olden days, himmeli decorations were made and then hung above the dinner table to ensure that the coming rye crop would be plentiful. Himmeli are made in many different shapes and sizes but the bigger the decoration, the larger and more successful, the rye crop would be.

Himmel (Finland) old Christmas ornament. In the olden days, himmeli decorations were made and then hung above the dinner table to ensure that the coming rye crop would be plentiful. Himmeli are made in many different shapes and sizes but the bigger the decoration, the larger and more successful, the rye crop would be.

This is what we call 'the blue moment' or 'sininen hetki' in Finland. Happens when the sun is setting in the early afternoon.

This is what we call 'the blue moment' or 'sininen hetki' in Finland. Happens when the sun is setting in the early afternoon.

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