flickering thoughts

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

After two months of self isolation

As many around the globe, the past weeks I’ve mainly been spending my time at home in order to slow down the spread of the new coronavirus. Time has moved forward surprisingly well, although the lack of variation between days has made sense of time a bit fuzzy. Still, what have I been up to … [ read more » ]

Staring at the television

Lately I’ve been neglecting the real world and sinking my time watching movies I’ve borrowed from the local libraries. I favour movies over tv-series as they don’t require me to commit too much time in advance, just 2-3 hours and that’s it. No fear of getting hooked for a longer period of time. Since I … [ read more » ]

History lectures and casual entertainment

Trying out something new – open university This autumn I’ve been going to history lectures at the open university of Helsinki. Recently I’ve been interested in history, but I have a very bad overview of it. I might know snippets of trivia here and there, but I have trouble with the bigger picture. I’m hoping … [ read more » ]

Signs of activity

This blog was been left stone cold for too long. Time to whip a few lines of words on the digital canvas. Way back I went to a dark room course. While it wasn’t the first one I’ve been to, it was still fun to go through the motions once again. It truly is an … [ read more » ]

Nudes, films and cassette tapes

Last time I entered the legendary Orion movie theatre serving as the National Audiovisual Institute's (KAVI) home for showing movies.

Been awhile since I’ve posted anything, looks like I’m going to break the silence now. Last year went quite quickly. The adult education courses for cooking and nude drawing came and went. I’ve learned quite a bit about cooking, but I yet have put the skills into practice at home. Nude drawing has hard, especially … [ read more » ]

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 » ]