Author: Brigitte le Roux

Where on earth have you guys gone?

You might have noticed that we are no longer blogging here. The reason is that we are no longer “South…

Stockholm and Uppsala – summer holiday 2013

One of our final EU trips before we moved back to SA was to Stockholm, Sweden in July. Bronwyn, my…

Apartment up for rent- Ours!

We are moving in less than 5 months time. We offered to spread the word for our landlord regarding the renting…

Two years in Finland

On Friday, we celebrated 2 years in Finland. As I knew it would, time has flown by. As we look…

Snow from my office window

There are such big snowflakes outside my window at work that its quite magical. I tried to capture it on…

Roman Baths, Bath

I was just having a quick look through my draft posts and noticed that I hadn’t yet posted some of…

First snow!

It snowed last night for this first time this autumn. It only snowed last winter in January so this is…

Paris: Day 1

Right at the end of August this year, we spent two days in Paris as a prelude to our summer…

City Surprises #10

Well, Pete is always posting the city surprises as he seems to be far more observant than I am in…

The best cupcake recipe in the World!

This is by far the best cupcake recipe in the world. And don’t just take my word for it, try…

Bath City

On the advice of family members, I took the free city tour. The tour started at 2pm outside the Roman…

Bath Abbey

I thought that I’d just post the photos this time:

Hampon Court Palace

One of  my first tourist stops when I was in London was Hampton Court Palace. I spent 5 hours wandering…

Sneak Peak: Bath Abbey

I was recently in England and still need to sort out my photos before I blog about my time there….

The sound of the Helsinki Metro

One of the aims of our blog is for it to not only be a way of sharing our experiences…

Helsinki City Winter Garden (Kaupungin Talvipuutarha)

We finally got to go and visit the City Winter Gardens today with some glorious summer weather! It has been under…

Helsinki Week 2012 (31.5 – 17.6.2012)

Last year we joined in the festivities with thousands of sunburnt Finns at a rock concert at Kalasatama. This year,…

An evening walk to the frozen sea

If you live in southern Helsinki, you probably don’t live too far from the sea. We live really close to…

A little Finnish “Love” Story ♥

Valentines Day in Finland is called Ystävänpäivä which directly translates into Friend’s Day. Here’s a little story about a special…

Roadtrip through South Africa

A year ago, before coming to Finland we took a long trip from Stellenbosch to Johannesburg, visiting family, friends and…

Today we had another Ravintolapäivä (Restaurant Day) in Helsinki. And once again, we could just pop off to Karhupuisto to get…

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