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Pirkko-Liisa Surojegin

Pirkko-Liisa Surojegin

Father Christmas:  "Merry Christmas" = Hyvää joulua, or Hauskaa joulua (Hyvää is pronounced Hoovah. Hauskaa is pronounced House-ka. Joulua is pronounced yo-lou-a)

Joulupukki is a Finnish Christmas figure - today 'Santa'. The name Joulupukki literally means Yule Goat. / and yet, every time I mention the word to a Finnish person, they start hysterically laughing

Domestic summer activity ideas: Kayaking on Lake Saimaa

Kuopio – a Lakeland harbour town

Active Finland: Traveller's Guide - Europe - Travel - The Independent. Make a splash: kayaking near Helsinki, Finland

Birch trees at the frozen riverside, Vuoksi River, Imatra, Finland

Shop for framed Birch trees at the frozen riverside, Vuoksi River, Imatra, Finland by Panoramic Images.

Kaamos Tenolla

The sun set in Nuorgam, Finnish Lapland on Tuesday—and will not rise again until mid-January. Finland’s northernmost town is the first to start the long polar night.


Webcomic: There's no story behind this one. I just felt like drawing a slice of life comic about the assholery the Nordic characters su

Magic. If only this were real

The Magic Faraway Tree, tree over the mysterious river, lake concept art landscape green nature world environment scene, speed painting

I really enjoy the feel of this- the mystical colors and how the tree acts as a beacon. I love the possible stories that could come from this painting- what is the story of the journey to reach that tree? What does it symbolize?

Tree glowing a bright shade of blue. Appears to be inside a cave. Possibly have the entire map inside a cave.

Another lovely ramble through 'dream-land' with the happy recipient of a letter that's made her glow! "The Letters" by Catrin Welz-Stein