Hello Friends! We are already two weeks into 2015 which means you have likely already started struggling to keep on track of your New Years resolutions – right? If that is the case, not to worry – we do not really do New Years resolutions around here anyway. Something we have done Read More
Kasper and I are spending today in Marielund. We were here on Wednesday as well and will likely spend a few more days here next week. Kasper is working in the forest with the chainsaw cutting up wind-fallen trees from a winter storm. While he spends the day outside, I have been inside Read More
We were finally able to get out on to the ice this weekend to do some tour skating (Retkiluistelu/ Långfärdsskrinning). Kasper and I went out on Sunday with Rabbe, Einar, Matias and even Tilda joined us. The conditions were ideal since the ice was fairly fresh as the sea has only started freezing during Read More
The Best Moments of 2013 in Pictures Our neighbour Saariston Martta challenged us a few weeks ago to come up with a list of our top 6 photos from this past summer. With the end of the year approaching, we decided to take this as a good opportunity to look back on our best Read More
We celebrated Lilla Jul over the weekend in Marielund . We invited the whole Vestlax Mellangård gang & co.; Rabbe, Hannele, Matias, Ida, Einar and Ninni in addition to Kasper and myself. Having 8 of us in the cottage is technically 2 more than we normally allow but since we only spent the evening there Read More
There’s an undeniable beauty to be experienced when on the frozen Baltic sea in the middle of a cold March. The sun reflects brightly off of the snow, enough to put some colour on your cheeks, and the only sounds to be heard are those of birds who have awoken after a long and Read More
The Finnish archipelago. It’s March and I’m skiing on the frozen sea. The sun is shinning and it is still morning. I have friends in front and behind me and we are following the fresh tracks left by snowmobiles. Everyone is silent but there is the sense of happiness and relief in the air - Read More
Mörby gård in Ekenäs hosted a Winter-fest on Sunday. There was sledding, tractor riding, and some soup and sausages to eat. Below is a picture of some happy cows at Mörbygård.
Kasper drove around with the snowmobile this afternoon which gave me and Hannele the perfect opportunity to get some skiing in after work.
We took advantage of good snow and weather conditions over the weekend to do some skiing. Kasper made skiing tracks starting from Vestlax Mellangård and taking us to Labböle and back. It was a nice route with quite a lot of variation in the scenery covering about 10km for the entire trip. Read More