Berries and Mushroom

In Finland we have this amazing thing called Everyman’s rights. It gives everyone right to enjoy the wonderful things nature is now full of. Berry season is in its full bloom and the forests provide tussocks of blueberries to indulge, swamps cloudberries. Strawberry season was a bit earlier, lingonberries and cranberries are almost ripe. And … More Berries and Mushroom

After the storm

August storm, couple of years ago. After heavy rain Mother Nature served her best in a bit different form. Couldn’t believe my eyes for these beautiful views at Dalsbruk harbor. Have a walk with me and enjoy the scenery! #nofilter

About Acaridae

The pictures of those tiny ticks are somewhat repelling so did not want to set one as a header image. Using these old pics of mine from lovely Högsåra island instead. No hearts in this headline, though. Borreliosis or tick-borne encephalitis are no laughing matter. I’ve got several questions about whether there are Acaridae at … More About Acaridae

Sort & Recycle

We all want our planet to prosper for our children and grandchildren. There’s no need to go any deeper to that, I presume. The big carbage bin of Lillan is emptied fortnightly, on uneven weeks’ Mondays. It can become quite full if you stash all your unneeded things there. There is a recycle centre in … More Sort & Recycle

Festival Norpas

Dalsbruk was quite depressed and blue after the steel mill had quit. No more pipe whistles to rhytm your day. Insecurity of the future. Then, small blinks of sunshine, of the brighter future. Rosala Handelsbod moved from Rosala to Dalsbruk, first by the marketplace. Positive, international, classy, beautiful. I was so happy! Rapt for all of … More Festival Norpas

Dreams Coming True

I always encourage Lillaneers to tell their ideas, wishes and ideas how to develope Lillan and its services even better. During the last weeks I’ve had requests from a potato brush to sunnier weather. Some of the wishes are easily fulfilled and I do my best even to negotiate with the weather guys. My highest … More Dreams Coming True