Dark at November?

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?

Star Gazing

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

Northern Lights

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

Autumn Arrived

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

Open Doors at Lillan

At the September Open Sunday 10th of September 2017 there is also an Open Doors happening at Dalsbruk. There are several old houses with their personal names attending, telling their part of Dalsbruk’s history for some centuries. Old houses all have their own stories. Present owners are there to tell what they know and maybe … More Open Doors at Lillan

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