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This past summer was very work filled and I only had time to take a little bit of time off. I wasn’t prepared to sacrifice hanging out with some of my friends that normally live abroad (Berlin, Istanbul, Mumbai and Shanghai, so not very conveniently close) so my time off was either spent with them […]

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I wasn’t going to attend the fair last weekend at all, but since my brother and his wife were going to the house building part of the fair I tagged along anyway. As expected there wasn’t a lot to see, but there were a few minor nice things. Some of the vendors that usually come to the […]

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I just attended the opening of the exhibition “Tulppaanien lumo” which will run at the Botanical Gardens in Kaisanimemi until the 9th of April. It was wonderful, there is something magical about bulbs bursting into bloom in the spring and getting an advance view in a greenhouse, when there is still a meter of snow […]

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I visited Turku, the old capital last Saturday for a meeting and since I was there I decided to go to the gardening fair that was there as well. It used to be so that the “big” gardening fair was held in Turku and Helsinki on alternating years. These days Helsinki throws one each year […]

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The weather outside has been atrocious so the only ”gardening” I’ve been doing was visiting an ikebana exhibition at Gallery Johan S earlier today. I can’t quite remember exactly when I took up ikebana: it must have been after I studied some flower arranging at the gardening school and before I went to Japan. I […]

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