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And Another Thing…

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    In which I go into greater detail about the things I did take with me when we moved the UK.

    “Apparently” some readers where disappointed by my “Living From A Suitcase” post. “Apparently” I didn’t divulge enough information. “Apparently” some people are just never happy. But one aims to please, so here I am again.

    Last year, on the 14th of May, our family of three took our saving of £1255, packed a bag each, to move 1814 km from Finland to England. This is what I packed in my bag.


    • 1 Suit
    • 3 Boxer Briefs
    • 3 Waistcoats
    • 6 T-Shirts
    • 3 Jeans
    • 4 Long-sleeved Shirts
    • 3 Short-sleeved Shirts
    • 9 Pair of Black Socks
    • 1 Pair of Woolen Socks
    • 1 Suspender
    • 2 hats (Army Cap & Fedora)
    • 1 Humongous Knitted Scarf (courtesy of my mom)


    • Toothbrush + toothpaste
    • Shaving Foam
    • Deodorant
    • Shampoo
    • Schwarzkopf Got2b Chaotic Moulding Gum


    • Not a Bodom Bistro Nouveau (I of course fucking forgot it back in Finland)
    • Zassenhaus Brasilia Burr Grinder
    • Bialetti Moka Express
    • Capere Stainless Steel 20ml coffee spoon
    • Stainless Steel Milk Foaming Pot 350ml
    • One Chopstick (I’ve used it since Day 1 and infused it with the flavour profile of every coffee I have ever had)


    Brought thanks to the encouragements of my wife

    • Yamaha C-40 Acoustic Guitar + Hardshell case
    • Roland UA-4FX USB Audio/MIDI Interface
    • RØDE NT1-A Diaphragm Cardioid Condenser Microphone


    • Toshiba L755 Intel Core i7 Laptop
    • Samsung Galaxy S
    • Wallet, ID, bank card, money
    • External HDD 1.5 TB
    • Wacom Graphire 4XL
    • 2 Zen Stone MP3 Players (Though I’m not sure why I took these with me)

    The flowery carry-on suitcase I have.

    And in a few weeks we’re going back to Finland to visit friends and family. But since we’re of course not moving like we did last time I figured I can probably get away with packing even lighter. So, having ordered two cabin bags from Ebay — one for me and one the missus — that arrived yesterday, I think it’s only fitting that I write down what I plan on taking with me for our two week stay in Finland.


    • 2 Trousers
    • 4 Pair of Black Socks
    • 3 T-Shirts
    • 4 Boxer Briefs
    • 1 Sweater


    • Zassenhaus Brasilia Burr Grinder
    • Not a Bodum Brazil (the beaker has cracked so I need to get that replaced)


    • HTC One S
    • Wallet, ID, bank card, money

    I feel like I might be forgetting something though. Yes? No?

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