Maybe and her sisters

Oh, Waffle will hate me for this. The word I have been working on to morph is maybe. That wonderful, flexible, versatile and sweet word. I can answer just about any question with the word “maybe”, in its different forms. Waffle does not like it. It makes him uncertain. It makes just about anyone doubt…

Finland got a reason to go crazy

There has been a weird force visiting Finland just yesterday. A force, that makes us Finns, secluded, solitude seeking and quiet people, to rush to the streets, hug people we do not know. Scream and yell, shout and laugh. It rises some of us on top of bus stops. Drives the silliest to go for…

Unexpected guests and a cake

The Daily Prompt this time describes just about the worst night mare a Finn could ever have, in Unexpected Guests.   The moment I saw them, just sitting there, munching on that cake. I was furious. It was my cake! For me to munch! In all my anger I went up to them, apologized that I bothered…

The hidden pleasures of Finnish kitchen

Us Finns, we are a humble nation. We rarely think that we should be proud of our accomplishments. We hush down people who are trying to tell us, that something we did is great or amazing! “It is nothing special” or “It is just something small like that”, “I don’t know, I just made it”….

Finnish Beer in Brussels

I got a hint about a Finnish beer festivity in Brussels. As a Finn, I felt obliged to attend to this event since Finland is absolutely not famous for its beers. Or anything else food related, which is a pity. We have a perfectly fine cuisine! It has been a while since the last time I…