So it’s finally time for my part two of this little series, a bit later than I first planned but sometimes life just gets in the way of things. I did a blog post recently of what I think is the key points when it comes to Scandinavian style within interior and now I thought […] … Continue reading Repost: Scandinavian Fashion
Thank you, IKEA for letting me at least look Swedish cheaply. Oh, great meatballs too. **Fun fact: I have a massive tattoo of Marimekko's famous "Unikko" poppy print on my upper thigh. This is how much I love Scandinavian design.
If you thought I didn't know about 100 years of Finnish Independence from Sweden and Russia you'd be very wrong. How could I not know? So many of the facebook pages, blogs and websites I follow announced it joyously. Also with this post I want to say goodbye to HIM, one of Finland's most well … Continue reading Proud Finns: Independence and HIM
Who is my favorite Scandinavian? Could it be Ville Valo? Maybe Black Metal? Find out!
What made us friends? Our music taste, our love for the arts and fashion, and our love of Finland. I was lucky enough to find another person who was as obsessed with things Finnish as I was. Obsessed with the different and the weird. We were both turned on and influence by it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IsxNUl1IHnE I … Continue reading Suicide Loss Suvivor: Suicide Awareness Month
I've got social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, depression and OCD. I don't write about this as though I'm happy about it. Quite the opposite. Being an American that is often seen as quiet and shy is not very well welcomed in this culture. I get snarky rude comments, ignorant questions, embarrassing moments, and flat … Continue reading Social Anxiety and Norway
Some time ago I stumbled upon blog post by a Russian make-up blogger where she was discussing natural aging and surgery methods for staying young. Her position was firm and clear. The blog had a compilation of celebrity photos: those aging naturally versus those who use plastic surgery and the botox injections, – and the […] … Continue reading Consumerism: United States vs Norway