Update on London

Warm weather is giving way to the Royal Wedding this week. At the same time, I am negotiating practicalities at my new work place, University College London Environment Institute, and struggling to get reception on my new fancy smart phone. Hours of sitting on the tube and at Carphone warehouse will hopefully be rewarded by […]

Back from the ice age

After a long silence it is time to write again. And after a lot of fuss, travel and relocation head-aches, I finally have a moment TO write! The spring in London is absolutely fabulous. Let me think.. is that the word they use so much around here? “Faaa-bulous”. It’s not fantastic.. that much I know […]


Thank G for the sun shining today! Our life has become a complete hassle frontier. Flat searching in London, car selling in Amsterdam, lease resigning, other travels, work, deadlines, colds, backpains and then the rest of the normal stuff. Every now and then I try to reflect on our “modern nomadic lifestyle”, and come to […]


First bottle of champagne opened for a looong time. And all for our friends Melly and Richard who are moving to Australia later this year. Congratulations!! Still, they will be dearly missed.. One of those people we wish to have met a long time ago, but did so only in the beginning of last summer. […]

One small step..

.. and a giant leap in a little girl’s development: Lulu has taken her first steps. It all happened in Ilkka’s auntie Riitta’s bathroom in London, on the sunny morning of Sat, August 7, as Lulu was 14 months old. Same age as her big brother when he started walking. Little missy has had a […]