Coming up…

25 November 2010 | This 'n' that

Next up, Christmas! Not to mention the New Year! And holidays…

In suitably festive mood, we’ll be posting a short extract from the novel Seitsemän veljestä (Seven Brothers, 1870) by the classic writer Aleksis Kivi.

It is a nostalgic glimpse of a Christmas spent in the Finnish countryside, in a humble cottage inhabited by seven brothers and their animals: ‘Alike in a lowly cottage and stately manor-house, joy and peace prevail…’