Posts tagged “Journal”

July 16, 2020 Koitelinkoski in Monochrome
Yesterday we took opportunity of the nice weather and drove out to Koitelinkoski. I have visited this location plenty, but somehow it is always

July 14, 2020 Almost a new Domain
My update-process continues and as such I updated/changed/edit (delete as appropriate) my blog’s domain to, and thus got rid of the

July 2, 2020 Modus Themes for Emacs
As I was looking into an EMACS-package I was wondering which theme the author was using in the screenshots. After little research and digging

June 22, 2020 Switching to a Local RSS Reader
Over the course of the last few months my setup for how I do things on the computer, and how I organize my things, on making my tools and content

June 9, 2020 Weeknotes #11
During the last week this blog had been rather silent, for the obvious reasons. I had, and still have, a hard time keeping politics out of this

June 4, 2020 Blot Renewed
My subscription had been renewed today and I continue to be very satisfied with this platform. As far as I am concerned it is the easiest to

June 1, 2020 Almost There
There had been a bit of a silence here since my last post, but suffice it to say, I claim victory and am happily running Ubuntu now. Turns out,

May 16, 2020 A Frozen Cake
One of our daughters’ birthday wishes had been a “Frozen”-cake and my wife had made an awesome one

May 1, 2020 Hauska Vappu 2020
It sure is a different “Vappu” this year, but my wife prepared, as every year, some nice “Munkki”

April 24, 2020 New Stationary Day
I have been increasingly gotten frustrated with my current journal, the Rhodia Goalbook, and then ran into the Midori Notebooks, especially the ones

April 20, 2020 2000 Pages of Sandman
While I more or less binged the rest of the series beginning from Vol.5, the first four volumes I read spread out other the last year with lots of

April 14, 2020 In which I went back to using Feedbin
Late in 2019 I started to re-evaluate all the services that I have subscribed-to and or used, then made a list and looked it’s cost and what I

April 6, 2020 Weeknotes #9
And another week is done, suffice it to say, not much has changed. Here’s the gist. This working from home, and hence sitting in front of the

April 2, 2020 A Lockdown Activity: Learning more keyboard-Shortcuts
The other day I learned a few new ones involving the Windows-key and today a few more involving the taskbar. I mean, who knew that I can add

March 30, 2020 New Ink Day - Earl Grey
I had been looking for a nice grey ink for use in my Bullet Journal as I start to feel the black I was using as too “contrast-y”. I then found

March 20, 2020 And my .com Domain is History as well
The other day I let yet another un-used domain I own(ed) expire and with it got rid of yet another piece in the mess of domains and

January 23, 2020 The Thing with Instagram
Over the weekend I gave in and installed for the first time in about two years or such Instagram on my phone and started using it again. Much to my

December 30, 2019 Migrated
With only two pages left in my Bullet Journal I know migrated all over to my next one for 2020. I started to used the Bullet Journal method in

December 29, 2019 The Last “Reading-Update” for 2019
While the above were audiobooks, I, at the same time, re-read Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere of which I recently got the used, illustrated edition of and

December 18, 2019 On Support Chat
Over the course of the last few days I had to spent some time in a couple of sessions in a “support-chat” to sort out some issues that I had with an

December 15, 2019 Weeknotes #7
It is time for a long overdue edition of the Weeknotes. Life and my newly found extensive journaling habit have kept me from sitting down and

December 14, 2019 This Year’s Gingerbread Village
I almost forgot to put the picture’s up on here but Tiina and the kids’ have built this year’s gingerbread house, or more of a village actually. It

November 22, 2019 The Thing with the missed Blog-Anniversary
The beginnings of this blog are a bit in a grey zone as I remember starting blogging more or less consistently in middle of November of 2007 on the

November 20, 2019 The Ocean(s) at the End of the Lane(s)
Much to my surprise my expected, and already delayed delivery of the illustrated edition of Neil Gaiman’s “The Ocean at the End of the Lane” somehow

November 13, 2019 Another Update on my Reading List
My two latest arrivals Even though time is limited I try to read on a daily basis and additionally routinely forget to update the blog accordingly.

October 31, 2019 More new books - Just in time for Halloween
Upon first glance the “Annotated Lovecraft” is spectacular and I’m sure that I will without doubt also order the recently released second book of

October 22, 2019 The forgotten Reading-List updates
It’s been a while since my last update, but in fact I read a lot during the last few weeks but didn’t quite came around posting updates. Social is

October 21, 2019 My Neil Gaiman Book-Collection is Growing
Even though it was not planned in any way, my daily habits and doings are getting more and more analog and I find this move very enjoyable and

October 7, 2019 A Walk Through the Woods
Autumn will soon over and yesterday we used most likely one of the last chances of this year to have a nice walk a through the woods. We chose a

September 22, 2019 At Koitelinkoski
It was mostly grey in the morning, but for a brief moment the weather improved a bit. It helped that I at that time didn’t have to look after

September 21, 2019 Two finished Books
I finished the audiobook Margaret Atwood’s “The Testaments” the other day and it’s nothing but brilliant. Even though the faith of the two main

September 19, 2019 A few more Books
I had pre-ordered both the Neil Gaiman “Snow, Glass, Apples” and Randall Monroe’s “How To”. The latter I pre-ordered long ago enough to have

September 10, 2019 The Book Thing
Last week arrived a delivery of a collection of mostly used Neil Gaiman books and the other day I purchased these two beautiful graphic novels. Also

August 30, 2019 The One with the new Pen - Part 3
I have been looking into a few more pens recently, and was looking for something that is somewhere between my Kaweco Student Soul and the Lamy

August 16, 2019 The Case of the Full and Empty Notebook
The other day I wrote on the last page my Leuchtturm 1917 and with it filled my first ever journal. I filled 250 pages in two different fountain

July 29, 2019 At the Kierikki Stone Age Center
We had planned to go there for a while, but today was the last possible day for us to drive out to the Kierikki Stone Age Center. It is a fun place

July 24, 2019 The Falcon found a Home
For the past few years the Falcon had, due to the unavailability of a decent place to store it, resided in my closet. Thanks to a spontaneous visit

July 21, 2019 A Stop at Kabelvåg
After spending the first night of the trip along the way, we arrived, after about 24 hours of travel on the Lofoten islands first in the city of

July 17, 2019 New Pen: The Kaweco Student 70’s Soul
It’s a couple of months ago, that I started to get into fountain-pens and then got me a Lamy Safari. At that time, I hadn’t used a fountain-pen

July 14, 2019 Ramberg Beach
It was rather stormy that evening, and at one point we started to wonder whether the tent would stand the wind. Suffice to say, it did. Once

July 11, 2019 The dimensional Pocket
It doesn’t matter what they teach in school, or what you believe in, but there are such things as small dimensional pockets. It’s not that they are

July 4, 2019 An update to my Handwriting practice
I’m rather satisfied to notice that my handwriting slowly improves. It’s not there where I would like it to be, but it is getting better. Just this

July 2, 2019 Weeknotes #6
The vacation time around here, brings it with that not so much is happening of course. One major thing would be my move back to Wordpress. I have

June 28, 2019 The (other) One with all the Domains
There’s got to be a name for that behavior, but I moved all things back to WordPress from and with it, also re-directed all remaining

June 27, 2019 The One with the “Conjuring” universe
Just before going to sleep I was catching with my feed-reader and read this article on about the latest movie in the Conjuring universe:

June 17, 2019 Summer fest
After the concert it was time for the yearly summer party of the band. The organiser had picked a nice location for that. Also: Frisbee Golf is fun

June 12, 2019 Holding It Wrong
The other day I was browsing on The Cramped which led to many things, most notably a video on how to improve your handwriting. Since this is

June 11, 2019 The Thing with my Domains
To make things more confusing, but with the hope of future-proofing my domain-scheme, I changed the latter of the blog to the surprisingly

June 11, 2019 The Thing with my Domains
To make things more confusing, but with the hope of future-proofing my domain-scheme, I changed the latter of the blog to the surprisingly

June 9, 2019 Oxford Blue
I wouldn’t have thought that to be possible a few months but I washed my fountain pen today and loaded up my new, and eagerly awaited ink and

May 12, 2019 One more Year, one more Ninja Cake
To celebrate our daughter’s 4th year birthday, Tiina made another great Ninja-Go cake

May 10, 2019 New Pen
Actually it is the first fountain pen I got myself since, I guess, 4th grade or such. I didn’t know how much fun it is to use a fountain pen. I

April 18, 2019 In a Series of Events
The other day I ran into an older post of mine and realized that the hero-image was missing. So, after a short search, I found and re-downloaded it

April 15, 2019 A Cap
As it is steadily getting warmer and the snow quickly melts away now, I decided to be both optimistic about the weather and to try something new: I

April 12, 2019 IX
Just this morning I read somewhere about the Disney+ streaming thingy and upcoming movie releases and wondered what happened to Episode IX, since it

April 7, 2019 I should have done a lot of things, but instead chose to do CSS
I had been rather productive during the last months, and since continueing that way seems to be too much to ask for, I got the inspiration to work a

April 2, 2019 The Long-ish Day
I can already predict to not to be able to finish the post I started a few days ago, so a picture of a chair, some music and a saxophone will have

March 31, 2019 Rehearsal Weekend
Over the weekend we rehearsed with, and under the direction of, swedish trumpet player Peter Asplund. It’s a nice program and the concert next

March 30, 2019 Started a new streak!
Out of experience though I have the feeling that this is one bound to fail

March 10, 2019 Streak 100!
Much to my own surprise I have managed a streak of 100 posts in a row to the blog. I started on the first of December and once I realized I had a

March 3, 2019 Travel Day
It has been a while, but yesterday had been travel day again. It involved a long car ride through the night (during which I finished one book and

February 25, 2019 The Book-Log
Earlier this month I published my reading list from 2018, and in the process realized that putting it together took a felt eternity. Some books were

February 19, 2019 And I moved to
Mischief managed. By the you read this I have moved my blog (almost) completely to and am about to set my Wordpress to private. At some

February 1, 2019 Sick day #3
Another sick day, another day on the sofa. This mostly translates to that I watched some more movies, or actually, I slept through my second viewing

January 26, 2019 Today’s view from the Hotel Window
It’s been long ride, and by now it’s pitch black outside. So yes, I’m currently at the Ylläs Jazz & Blues festival, where we are going to perform

January 22, 2019 About a Key and Headphones That Reach up to the Elevator
So, the post I had planned to publish today, didn’t come out, instead you get this one. Today I intended to write something clever, or at least

January 1, 2019 31 day streak achieved
Even though I didn’t really plan for it, I managed a 31 day streak, at least one post a day for a month! This is also the longest streak I had on

December 16, 2018 Seven years and 70 socks
For our seven-year wedding anniversary my wife surprised me fittingly with seventy pairs of socks. Which is brilliant and the best gift ever! I

December 12, 2018 Unrelated
Despite earlier plans to move the blog I renewed my subscription the other day. I’m happy here (on and from all my previous attempts

December 6, 2018 It’s still a work in progress…
My wife started to built this year’s gingerbread house. It’s still under construction but it is going to be nice again