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19 entries about finland, across 6 years. All topics

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  • Jingoistic June, Justifiable July and Accepting August, Issue 06-08/16

    12:00 · 25th Sep 2016

    In this month’s triple issue of Keeping Up With the Erikssons: My previous accessibility article finds an online home, I refuse to celebrate my birthday, fucking Brexit, I party with old friends in Finland, we visit a wild animal park, I complete my first 5K and we finally find a new home in Cambridge.


  • Dramatic December, Issue 12/15

    23:30 · 30th Dec 2015

    In this month’s issue of Keeping Up With the Erikssons: I speak at another conference (even recording it), we go to our traditional Dickensian Christmas, two of my friends from Finland come for a visit and Lucien and I watch the new Star Wars film (spoiler-free).

  • Nordic Cuisine; Kokosbollar

    16:00 · 24th Oct 2015

    In which I share a recipe of a Nordic childhood favourite, which will put your child(ren) into sugar-induced comas—of delightfulness.

  • Concluding the Epic Rivalry

    16:30 · 19th May 2015

    In which I continue that weary—by now—tradition of listening through every Eurovision contender and then give them points. Or joke about them. Sometimes both.

  • Memorable March, Issue 03/15

    20:00 · 31st Mar 2015

    In this month’s issue of Keeping Up With the Erikssons: We decide to surprise some of our friends and family by taking an impromptu flight to Finland, explore the family tree, experience a disappointing solar eclipse and I, of course, continue my tattoo.


  • A Frivolous Flight to Finland

    23:00 · 3rd Oct 2014

    In which I give up trying to write a funny post about the weekend when I flew to Finland to get drunk of my ass.

  • Midsummer, Our Most Cherished Pagan Holiday

    23:45 · 22nd Jun 2014

    Join me as I attempt to explain the curious tradition that is midsummer and top it of with a video greeting to all of you. But mostly you. Yes, you.


  • The Re-Return Tour of 2013

    17:53 · 30th Jul 2013

    In which I get ready to go on a vacation back to cold and dreary Finland, except it’s in the middle of the summer right now and warmer than here.

  • And Another Thing…

    10:22 · 13th Jul 2013

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

  • Living From a Suitcase

    21:53 · 8th Jul 2013

    In which I talk about getting rid of 80% of the crap I owned before we moved to the UK.

  • The 11 Year Eurovision Showdown

    22:46 · 16th May 2013

    In which I look back at the 11 years of Eurovision rivalry that’s been between Finland and the UK.

  • The Abominable Weekly Update!

    21:41 · 29th Mar 2013

    In which I talk about the things that have happened in the past week in the aptly named Abominable Weekly Update.


  • I Miss Certain Kinds of Fish

    22:01 · 14th Nov 2012

    In which I talk about the top 10 things I kind of miss from Finland but not enough to move back but possibly enough to import them at some point.