MEN ON THE GROUND,

TEND TO LOOK DOWN.

MEN AT THE SEA,

LOOK UP TO THE WINDS THAT ARE FREE.

 

Aye, tough mermaids are, the lot of them.

-Blackbeard

Time is an illusion

“Time has wonderful way to show us what really matters.” -Margaret Peters Where do you put your time, part of your life you’re not able to get back? To job? Friends? Hobbies? Family? As all of those above are very important to me, now I put some of my time into me. I was doing …

Hunt of Hiiumaa lighthouses

Around Baltic Sea hides many amazing lighthouses, and we went to hunt few of them down in Hiiumaa island, Estonia. Originally we were in Estonia with my buddy JM to find some surf, but most of the time conditions were better for searching lighthouses, so we decided head up  by car to Hiiumaa with ferry …

Long Island Ice Water

Long Island Ice Tea 15ml Vodka 15ml Bacardi 15ml Tequila 15ml Gin 15ml Cointreau Cola Lemon I’ve been reading this very recommendable book Women Who Run with Wolves written by Clarissa Pinkola Estés. She had this great concept of wild woman archetype, which includes the dualism between women psyche. Dualism became very concrete to me, …

Kids breaking waves

Catalonia, I love Catalonia. As one of my favorite friend has moved there, we had a good reason to do some tattoos and surf there on our autumn break.   Mediterranean sea is not famous of its swell like Spain’s San Sebastian is, but combined with kids it is super nice for small human beings …

Raglan seaweed

“Hurihia to aroaro ki te ra tukuna to atarangi kia taka ki muri i a koe.” An old Maori proverb meaning -turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you. I felt like that, when I left from snowy Finland to sunny New Zealand. As my work carried me there in year …

Surfing in Iceland

“All that is gold does not glitter, not all those who wander are lost.” -J.R.R. Tolkien I’ve wandered several times to Iceland – thanks to my work with tattooing. One of the richest journeys were in 2013 with my surfing buddy Anna. As we’re planning now another fun trip to come, I started to memorize …

Panama mornings

After working in Panama City Ink Fest in August 2013, I took off to surf for a few days in the Pacific side of the country. I had found this small, but super tidy and cozy lodge near by small surf rental. As I had so much tattoo gear with me, and was traveling by …