Our days at sea

People ask quite often when on island “So, what do you do here then? Like how do you spend your days?”. It is super interesting, as nobody asked it from me when we lived in the city. Question is related to “Where are you children?” when you’re out having a good time, or “How can …

Tranquil midsummer

Turning point, summer solstice. Days have been good on rocky islet, specially the absence of rush and hurry have made our days here. We’ve still had a lot to do here. One of the most valuable thing in archipelago is the time vacuum, though it doesn’t mean you don’t work or do a lot. It …

Winds change fast

One old wise woman I call my mother, used to say every now and then, that “tuulet muuttuvat nopeasti” –winds do change fast. And during my journeys, it has came in my mind again and again. Nothing really is solid and permanent, except change. And that seems to be scary for us human kind, as …

Rent A Finn

Fun! You never know what leads to on new stuff 😀 As I tend to like people, I end up to meet all kinds of persons on my way. I’ve never cared outer titels nor how big is your cash balance, instead I cared how people treat each other, and can I laugh with them. …

Home harbor

Oh, it really happened. My home is in the middle of the beloved Baltic Sea, on a small island Utö. And it feels so right. You know, you pretty often move, when you are FORCED TO: you are divorcing, you have plumbing renovation coming ahead, you don’t want to live by yourself anymore, your landlord …

Utö Island

59°46.9’N, 21°22.2’E is the most southern part of Finland – island called Utö. It is most oldest place in Finland, where used to lay a lighthouse on (around year 1753). Navigating nearby Utö is not the easiest route, and island got known from sunken ships nearby it. Place is very harsh and bare, but at the …