Lillan has stood on its place when Finland was part of Sweden. And part of Russia. It has stood there when Finland became independent 100 years ago. https://fi.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Suomen_lippu The Finnish flag song says about colors: blue as the sky, white as snow. So many things in Finnish nature has those two colors. The colors from … More Blue and White Finland
Sure thing. The sun rises late and sets early. But when it shines, the light is totally extraordinaire. There is a special sense of peace and calm. Nature is settled, preparing to face the winter. I know many think November to be the lousiest month. But seeing light glimmer on the sea, beaming through the … More Dark at November?
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Yes! Finally! You can book your stay for year 2018 in Lillan NOW! ❤ Check your favourite period to be available from the calendar. Pay your booking fee (remember to fill in your info for me to contact you). I’ll get back to you ASAP. Enjoy and get prepared for the loveliest vacation of year … More Year 2018 Open for Bookings!
In the beginning of my ownership of Lillan I of course got checked the conduits of it. The chimney did not work well. The chimney sweeper came to help. He found out that jackdaws had at some point made their nest in the chimney. Because the pipe is old and curvy, he could not get … More Sanna Pelliccioni’s painting in Lillan
Children have had so many Halloween parties! For me, and many especially older Finns, this day is a memorial day for those who have passed away. Candle lights, warm memories. Peace and quiet. But for children, it’s mostly trick or treat 🦇🍅 One night for full moon at Friday. Darn me not having my proper … More All Hallow’s Eve Preparations
I’ve already told you about possibility to see Northern Lights at Kimito Islands. They are always a bit luck dependent – you might see them or then you might not, mostly depending on the mood of the Sun and it’s activity. But one thing that’s for sure are the stars. Not so common a thing … More Star Gazing
It is a common misbelief that you can see Northern Lights (Aurora Borealis) only above the polar circle. They are everywhere. Obviously, closer to the poles you go more common they are since there the earth’s magnetic field does not protect us from these amazing particles as well. Northern lights can be seen even at … More Northern Lights
Leaves are falling big time. Bright summer light is being replaced by soft autumn light. Time to make autumn preparations also in Lillan. The bigger bedroom downstairs also gets its winter carpet on the floor. The memento of previous autumns on the wall is now very seasonal. The colours coming from outside are just amazing. … More Autumn Arrived
Greetings to all my dear Asian friends and Lillaneers want-to-becomes! I want to make myself easily approachable. So, finding new and adjusting old channels to reach you and to be reached. For Chinese: I know Weibo is the thing for you! But, unfortunately, I cannot make an account there because I only have Finnish phone … More Lillan goes Asia