Monthly Archives: October 2012

Moomin Madness

Moomin is a well-loved children’s cartoon. My friends and I have fond memories of watching the show in Afrikaans when we were kids (some of them can still sing the entire intro song). I was surprised to discover that Moomin

Moomin Madness

Moomin is a well-loved children’s cartoon. My friends and I have fond memories of watching the show in Afrikaans when we were kids (some of them can still sing the entire intro song). I was surprised to discover that Moomin

Design Capital 2012

My mother and I arrived in Helsinki at the end of September – exactly a week after the Design Week that served as the closing event of Helsinki’s status as the World Design Capital 2012. Luckily for us, the city

Design Capital 2012

My mother and I arrived in Helsinki at the end of September – exactly a week after the Design Week that served as the closing event of Helsinki’s status as the World Design Capital 2012. Luckily for us, the city

Architecture in Helsinki

The appropriate soundtrack for this post is Architecture in Helsinki. (I had their 2008 hit ‘Tiny Paintings’ in my head while I was there). The buildings are strange in the way that their designs are similar to pre-World War One

Architecture in Helsinki

The appropriate soundtrack for this post is Architecture in Helsinki. (I had their 2008 hit ‘Tiny Paintings’ in my head while I was there). The buildings are strange in the way that their designs are similar to pre-World War One

Helsinki!

It’s been more than a month after my my weekend in Helsinki, but I still want to share some of the things I saw. Here are a few photographs of this cool city. All photographs by myself

Helsinki!

It’s been more than a month after my my weekend in Helsinki, but I still want to share some of the things I saw. Here are a few photographs of this cool city. All photographs by myself