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Mark’s Summer Tips 2018

Mark’s Summer Tips 2018

“Summer’s here and the time is right, for dancing in the street” so sang Martha Reeves and the Vandellas back in 1964, and it seems to me that this is a mission statement that Seinäjoki tries to live-up to. I have always marvelled at the sight of sections of the town...
Mark’s Spring Tips 2018

Mark’s Spring Tips 2018

Finally, Winter has ended. Winter 2017-18 felt looooong, what with the first snow falling way back in October 2017. As the season now eases into Spring, Seinäjoki has warmed-up and the whole town has started to come to life. May 2018 is actually warm, above +25...
Welcome To The House of Fun, Now I Come Of Age

Welcome To The House of Fun, Now I Come Of Age

In March 2018, my son Olli had his Rippikirkko, Confirmation service. This is my first experience of this coming-of-age process, so I thought I’d share it with you… Firstly, however, this blog needs a short glossary of Finnish words: Rippi = confirmation...
Baby, It’s Cold Outside

Baby, It’s Cold Outside

Seinäjoki’s ‘Big Weekend’ 19-21.01.2018 – a selection of events and activities to look forward to during a frozen January I hope you had a great Christmas. Sometimes, however, after the excitement fades away, January can leave us feeling a little flat, so I thought...
Behold The Traces Of History… The Past Still Lives On

Behold The Traces Of History… The Past Still Lives On

Finland’s past on display at Seinäjoki’s varied selection of museums Childhood visits to castles gave me a fascination of history, and that has continued since I’ve lived in Finland. There may not be many castles near Seinäjoki, but there are many ways to explore...

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