flickering thoughts

A loose diary of what has been happening lately with my life.

Hot summer memories

I have no idea what I’m going to write, so I’ll just let the fingers on the keyboard to its thing. This hot, hot summer has been … well, hot. No need for a raincoat, even though I did buy one in the beginning of the season (it was on sale). During my vacation I … [ read more » ]

New gear and some kind of reward

The weeks go by these days at such a pace even months seem to fly by on their own. First things first, I now own a turntable. Not the most inexpensive one available, but not the most expensive option I also considered. I ended up with a Rega Planar 1, which has been widely considered … [ read more » ]

Escaping Helsinki and consuming music

Visiting the neighboring capital I can’t believe it has been five long years since I’ve visited Tallinn the last time. This weekend was also the first time I visited the city during winter. The old town is still a charm (maybe even more than before), but the city center is still a weird architectural mess. … [ read more » ]

Wandering around Finland and music experiences

There are times like this one, when I wonder why exactly I’m keeping a public blog, especially when I don’t really know what to type about. There is no particular passion I’d like to write about at the moment or need to spill out my opinions or views of today’s topics and issues. Nope, I … [ read more » ]

Running man

This month, I ran over 24 kilometers, the first time in 20 months. I don’t know exactly how it took me so long to get that amount of kilometers again going, but better late than never. And I need these runs as I haven’t been in such a good physical shape lately (because I haven’t … [ read more » ]

Three months into 2017

Haven’t been writing here for a long time. The dead of winter and other stuff has prevented me from doing any of that. Then again, not much to write about either. It has been a rather uninspiring and static winter in other words. Or maybe I just got stunned by the US election so badly … [ read more » ]