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
Reading here the greetings from the Open Doors at Lillan. Not everyone left their message there but still I counted 95 names from the book! How lovely is that ❤ The first visitors came already before noon when the happening began and last ones left after 4pm when the Open Doors -happening ended. So wonderful … More It was wonderful to meet!
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
The title on the Lillan home page, "little house on the ocean shore" has brought up some discussion. Many of my very well English speaking friends have told me the Baltic Sea to be a sea, not an ocean. They have also noticed that since Lillan is not located directly on the shore, I should … More A house by the sea shore?
Got recommended to visit a lovely place at Perniö: Säterin Antiikki. Well, those recommendations were worth listening: It took less than an hour’s drive from Lillan and there was really a treasure in the end of that rainbow. (Do click the pictures to see them larger – things in them are worth it!) The charming … More Picturesque Antiquity
Got copies of two old photos of Lillan from Dalsbruks Bruksmuseum. Well, all is relative – if Lillan has stood on its ground almost 300 years, these pictures are quite young ❤ They even used the other of the photos for this lovely book’s cover. Thank you Sagalund! (The house behind Lillan was called Råttfällan. … More Historical pictures