Magic Socks

My sons each have a pair of magic socks. The socks are adorned with a picture of Batman and they have the power to make any grown-up who sees them sing: nanananananananananana Batman Batman Batmaaaaaan… Whether it’s daycare, parents’ friends or the grandparents, these socks never fail to deliver the expected songburst! For my 3-year-olds, […]


Almost Free Rides and Too Many Tidbits

This time, I’m posting some recent photos from Helsinki, where spring consists of some blue in the sky, lingering brown dust, and sunlight that shows you exactly how much your windows are in dire need of washing. The city has offered its inhabitants and visitors free bikes for a few summers now, but this year […]