Memories of Life in Helsinki

Into the Unknown In 2009 I went to live in Helsinki. It was a bit spur-of-the-moment and I'd never even visited Finland before but me and my (now) husband arrived in early February and ended up staying for 3 months. I suppose it's debatable as to whether this was 'living there' or just an extended [...]

By | October 24th, 2013|Life|24 Comments

Procrastinating With Pens and Paint

I had visions of doing lots of practical things yesterday - there are always lots of 'useful' things I think I could or should be getting done and I did pop to the shops which I think counts as doing something useful. The rest of the day I spent resting, reading and doing a bit [...]

By | October 8th, 2013|Drawing, Life|4 Comments


Today was a very quiet day, spent resting in an attempt to make up for a late night and overdoing things quite a bit yesterday. I often use my purple headphones when I'm at home alone, for listening to podcasts and even when I'm watching TV online. We have quite thin walls and I want [...]

By | October 3rd, 2013|Drawing, Life|4 Comments