The Excavator Made it First Again

In my home town was a café I had frequented for around two years. I loved them because of their service, which was so friendly you actually could imagine the staff being your friends when buying a coffee. I bought a latte there every day on my way to work, exchanged latest things in myContinue reading “The Excavator Made it First Again”

The Game’s Over, Boys

I hadn’t even finished my tour around the Vilnius Palace of Concerts and Sports, when I already had spotted something in the woods. A majestic gate surrounded by an old fence. The place seemed a little strange. It looked like another monument, but it also looked like being demolished at the same time. And monumentalContinue reading “The Game’s Over, Boys”

From Coaches to Couches and Fading Away

I had been looking at this place for a long time seeking a way in. It was a massive, U-shaped complex on the outskirts of the town, and its latest inhabitant had been a furniture store. The chain was declared bankrupt in 2011, and since then the place had been empty. It stood there peacefullyContinue reading “From Coaches to Couches and Fading Away”

Just a Hole in the Ground

Winter approached Finland. Leaves fell off trees, daylight vanished. The world was dark, grey, cold and dull. To keep depression away I booked a ticket on a large student cruise. The cruise was from Turku to Stockholm, but it was just half of the fun. The organizing university was in Jyväskylä, so I travelled there,Continue reading “Just a Hole in the Ground”