Scottish journalist & broadcaster based in Finland; reporting news from the Nordic & Baltic region (& occasionally further afield too)
It's beginning to look a little bit like Christmas. Put the tree up at home. Sadly no snow yet in #Helsinki
The most amazing #Finland picture ever. Anything Putin can do, Sauli can do better. Happy Independence Day!
I promise you - it's not the Aegean nor the Mediterranean... but the Baltic Sea, on the #Helsinki coast.
Had an excellent day playing with my @HelsinkiRC team mates in Porvoo! A win, a draw & two losses. #suomirugby
Heading to #Oslo this morning to hang out with Bruce Springsteen and interview him as his European tour starts
Did anyone else make it to the Icebreak Kayak event in #Helsinki today? Great afternoon, chilly rapids!
Today's #Venezuela headlines 4: CSS goes with "Seven more days in the academy so the public can see their leader"
Today's #Venezuela headlines 3: Tal Cual goes with "Calm and Rational" on its front page:
Today's #Venezuela headlines 2: El Nacional leads with: "Chavez will be embalmed and displayed for eternity"
Today's #Venezuela headlines 1: Ultimas Noticias says "Chavez will have a crystal coffin"
Ornate dragon's head from today's Chinese New Year celebrations in #Helsinki.
Treacherous, slow, icy run in #Helsinki tonight. Can assure @AlastairHay the enjoyment does not run in the family
It was -16ºC outside in #Helsinki today. But +80ºC in sauna this evening. The classic Finnish contrast!
Quite a blizzard outside in #Helsinki today! A brisk walk helped work up an appetite for lunch.
Really liking the #Finland tradition to eat Christmas dinner on 24th. But what do we eat tomorrow? Stuffed now.
A wonderfully snowy Christmas eve in #Helsinki. Meanwhile the smell of cooking ham is driving me slowly insane...
My thirsty #Finland fir is gulping down about half a litre of water per day.
Bought my Christmas ham today. Ditching roast turkey this year for something more Finnish
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