The wonderful heat wave just continues to linger at Finland. The temperature stays above 30 celsius degrees. They’ve given a lot of common sense instructions how to keep the not-air-conditioned houses at reasonable temperatures. To keep windows and doors open at night and tightly shut with curtains down by daytime. At Lillan it’s a bit … More Stay Cool at Lillan
According to data from the World Health Organization (WHO), the air quality in Finland is the best in the world. That is something one can totally relate on. Easy to breathe. Easy to fill your lungs with. Easy to enjoy. Altogether the WHO compiled fine particulate measurement data from its database of more than 4 … More World’s Best Air
Oh boy, are we ready for summer ❤ The garden has started its amazing bloom again. The wood is all piled up and drying to be packed in the wood shed at the end of the summer. Let them now dry well there in the sun next to the shed ❤ (There was quite a … More Ahoy Summer!
Sun was already setting when I was on my way to Lillan. Decided to take a detour since the view look promising. It was definitely worth it. When I made my way to Lillan, the sunset was there at this very familiar place also stunning. Even Lillan itself was painted by sunset. And the interior, … More Amazing Winter Sunset
Union for Finnish Cottage Renters has been set up. It serves both guests and owners of rental cottages. The Union promotes high standards of cottage rental and works to improve knowledge and skills of both parties, as well as supporting its members in all cottage rental related issues. As the ideology of the union sits … More Proud Member of Finnish Cottage Renters Union
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
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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
I had just a wonderful family as guests at Lillan. Polite, friendly, respectful, tidy, trustworthy. All the aspects one just could hope for guests to have. Mother of the family is an interior designer. When I heard of this, got a bit afraid. Would she like Lillan? Surely I do but I’m not official interior … More It’s all about the details (she wrote)