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My speech

Thursday, July 17th, 2008

Since some people asked for it :) Tradition requires a speech from the groom Well, I’ll try to say something to everyone in this room *** Aujourd’hui 21 juin, “je me suis marié, Date qui marquera dans mon calendrier.” Vous me pardonnerez j’espère, L’emprunt de quelques vers, L’auteur avait tache plus aisée, Dans une seule […]

Just married

Wednesday, June 25th, 2008

It’s been quite hectic, but it’s finally done … I got married on the Saturday 21st of June 2008 :) We got quite lucky with the weather (it had been changing a lot) and the location, since we were able to rent a part of the Olavinlinna castle. I’ll publish some of the best pictures […]

What would be a typical Finnish day ?

Thursday, May 22nd, 2008

I happen to visit my future in-law every now and then. Last time, since weather had improved (it wasn’t raining), we went to their mökki (summer cottage), located on an island, in a lake close to Savonlinna. You have to take a small rowing boat to get there. Temperature was around 8ºC, and rose up […]

Ice fishing in Ruka, Finland

Tuesday, May 13th, 2008

We went to Ruka, 2 weeks ago (yeah, I know, I should have updated earlier), since we had a long weekend thanks to 1st of May being a day off (Labor Day is called Vappu here). Ruka is located next to Kuusamo, in Lapland (north part of Finland), and even this late, you will find […]

Itsenäisyyspäivä !

Thursday, December 6th, 2007

For those who don’t know what that is, or if you don’t remember, this means Independence day in Finnish. Today is even more special, since Finns got their independence 90 years ago. Hyvää itsenäisyyspäivää !

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