Belated June Random

I love summer but somehow also feel exhausted by it, by the need to enjoy it while it lasts, which is especially acute in June around the solstice. In English it’s called Midsummer, though technically it’s of course the beginning of summer, but the fact that days start to get shorter after this point always…

Yes Soup for You

Restaurant day has come to traditionally mean salmon soup and sweets at the Finnish embassy- and each year a) they threaten us with bad weather and it turns out it’s hot and sunny so the Finns can complain about getting burned while sipping their soup b)the queue is longer (which means the Finns get burned in…