Tag Archives: midsummer

Juhannus – The Finnish Summer Solstice

Today is a brief post, just to say that I’m far away in the middle of the Finnish forest sipping red wine at the edge of a lake in preparation for the midsummer bonfire. This is one of the Finnish … Continue reading

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Midsummer Bumper Edition

This past weekend, I was away celebrating midsummer ‘Juhannus’ in traditional Finnish style. This involved going to a summer cottage (they can be super rustic, but at least, in our case, the cottage came with electricity and running water), eating … Continue reading

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Summer Solstice and other stories

Happy summer solstice, or winter solstice if you’re on the bottom half of the globe! Since it mid-summer and Finnish tradition demands a weekend getaway to the summer cottage usually located in a remote forest at the edge of a … Continue reading

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