I've been on a summer holiday for the last two weeks. Did nothing and everything, stayed in Helsinki for the whole time except for the one day long leap to the west coast to Turku. I think I've never had this relaxed and energizing holiday in my life.
I've cleaned my home from floor to ceiling (well not quite, but at least I cleaned), bought new bookshelf, sold a lot of crap in Kallio park fleamarket and bought my very first outdoor plants.

Attended to girls only houswarmingparty and had amazingly delicious home made cupcakes, macarons and sushi.

Saw friends at a brunch in Siltanen.

Had a lunch with my hairdresser and a very good friend, who also gave me a new, British football hooligan haircut, which I adore.

Took a pic of myself in Café Bossalina's toilet in Turku and had delicious Russian blinis with honey at the Restaurant Day's pop-up restaurant in Helsinki.

There, that's what I've been up to lately in case you were wondering. And besides all things mentioned above, I also learned to skate with a longboard. Coolest thing ever and so far I have managed to stay in one piece and broke nothing.
Monday, back to work.


Where to go

It's time for some roller derby again, boys and girls! HRD's coolest teams, Hurtta Lottas and Saturday Fight Fever meet each others again at the Pasila sport's hall this Friday. And for the love of god, I hope the paramedics are close 'cause these girls know how to kick some ass!
See you there.


Where to go

It's that time of the summer again, time of the Flow Festival. But why Flow is the festival to be (in my point of view)?

- 10min walk from my door to the festival area
- instead of collapsing tent, I get to sleep in my own bed
- festival foods that vary from sushi to vegetarian hot dogs and vegan burritos
- even the sold out festival is never too crowded
- great line-up
- peaceful, beautiful and friendly people

See you there!


Autumn inspiration

Got the picture? Next project will be my second hand leather jacket I bought from Berlin. It's too light weight as it is, so I need to heavy it a bit with some metal parts. And though my current mantra has been "I don't need more shoes" I still need more Dr. Martens boots. Period.

Pic 1, Pic 2, Pic 3, Pic 4


Block Party

Finally, Kallio's very first Block Party was held today, thanks to so many volunteers, artist and what ever that worked hard for free, to give us this uniting day in my neighbourhood. I'm bit bummed that the weather wasn't as perfect as it's been for the whole week, but rain or not, lots of people took part in the fun.

No = no

No means no.
Yes means yes.
Maybe means maybe.

SlutWalk arrived to Helsinki today. Almost 4000 people marched with banderolls, shouts and drums. I was there too of course. Rallying together with my friends and Gekko. I'm quite impressed how many people took part despite the rain. I saw many provocative and creative dresses and banderolls and the media seemed to be very interested too. I have only these few crappy pics, I had my hands full with the dog and protecting the camera from the pouring rain.