Archive for the ‘Odditys’ Category

Unusual Gravestone Inscription

June 7th, 2012 at 9:32 pm » Comments (1)

I found a special and somewhat unusual gravestone inscription at a graveyard in the islands around Stockholm, at least I haven’t seen anything like it before. The text says: "Father 1842 – 1890, Mother 1847 – 1931". Not even their names. I wonder why? Surely they must have had any names. It feels very anonymous, [...]

Our night in Katajanokka Jail

May 23rd, 2012 at 10:44 pm » Comments (3)

We have been teasing you with our earlier posts about How we escaped the cruise ship and ended up in jail (without doing anything criminal) and finally we will tell you all about the experience of spending the night in the Katajanokka jail… After the bad cruise experience at the budget cruise we escaped from, [...]

How we escaped from a cruise and ended up in jail… Part 2

May 22nd, 2012 at 8:00 pm » Comments (4)

After the sleeping on top of the disco loudspeaker equipment and abandoning the ship in Helsinki port without even having return tickets back to Stockholm, the first thing we did were to go to the railway station to use a locker for our luggage. It was there our way to the jail did begin… I’m [...]