When I was younger, I had the full control of numbers. If someone woke me up at night and asked how old I was, I would immediately reply. Not anymore. After I turned 30, something happened to me. Either it is an aging factor, which caused me the related memory problem or... it is the… Continue reading I don’t remember my age
Early morning + lockdown = the image of abandoned town. But you know what? I like it!
First of all, congratulations on the spring. The new season just came here for a second, and now it's winter again. Likely, Finland will greet spring in May next time. I want to say thank you for your comments. Although I hardly have time to reply, I always read them. I am truly impressed by… Continue reading Your Comments
Of course, it all starts in childhood. I was a very stubborn and opiniated child. This was a problem for my mom. Firstly, in Soviet Union, people were simply not allowed to think differently. No wonder, that my mom inherinted this fear like many other in the country. Secondly, she wanted to have authority, thus,… Continue reading Being Nice Never Pays Off
This is a story from my early childhood. I was around 3 years old. In those times, we didn't have smart phones and computers were a luxury. This meant that my parents wrote letters to my grandparents. Sometimes it took months for a letter to deliver, since the post was not a fast service either.… Continue reading You Can’t Write
Happy New Year, my dear friends! I am sending you the best wishes, though with some clear delays. I have to say that the last year did not go as planned, but it was still better than 2019. Yes, in 2020 I had some complications, and yes, like I was afraid, some people left my… Continue reading Happy New Year!
One cultural experience which I wanted to share already for a long time - hairdressers. Living in Russia, I got used to the particular way. I always had long hair, and I always wanted to keep them long. I hated the visit to the hairdresser because my goal was to cut off 1-2 centimetres of… Continue reading Russian Vs. Finnish Hairdressers
Have a peaceful and relaxing Christmas! ❤️🤗
I am not a cleaning frick, yet, I consider myself as a neat person. My things are categorised and easy to find. This means that I hardly ever can find something missing or in a wrong place. Just before Christmas, I decided to go through stuff and throw away unnecessary things. I found that there… Continue reading Secret Life of Socks