Happy greenYgrey independence centenary to Finland!
Welcome to another “17 in ’17” installment! Recently, I offered a Canadian love call to celebrate the 150th birthday of my neighbors to the north. This time, I’m singing the praises of Finland – the land of all my lovely Mum’s grandparents – in this, the 100th anniversary year of its independence! Here, in no special order (and with largely inadequate pictures – apologies…), are the first 9 of 17 reasons why the country is so very dear to my heart!
1. It’s Not Butter
Nope – but Finland could easily be called a Land O Lakes! I’ve read that lakes make up about 10% of Finland – and are they ever a beautiful use of space!
2. Found in Translation
I was just watching the US and Finland playing in the World Hockey Championships (ohhh, yes – there will be hockey in the next installment!) and I recognized a…
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