Belonging to each other

In About Me, Everyday Poesie by LadyBohemia

Kalle and I were going to get married. That was clear from the word go.  Only after our first phone call, lasting almost 5 hours , I thought to myself – you’re in so deep now girl. This is THE man. This really is it. …

~* My Rainbow Flower Child *~

In Everyday Poesie, Uncategorized by LadyBohemia

At breakfast, my son told me about a discussion he’d had with a new boy in his class. Farook had ended something he’d said with “inshallah”. Luca, casually: “Did you know, there are many people in Finland who don’t believe in God?” Farook: “Really???” Luca …

When you just aren’t enough

In Everyday Poesie, Uncategorized by LadyBohemia

Not so long ago I lost my father, my marriage, my job, my ability to survive financially… So many things collapsed that I felt I collapsed  under the weight myself. Additionally, these are the times where a lot of friends and family members take their …

~* Even the sky cries *~

In Everyday Poesie by LadyBohemia

Beeping message woke me up. “Please tell me the boys are okay”. Ran to my phone, hands shaking, it rang forever no answer no answer no answer. Kalle turns on Al-Jazeera, chaos, carnage, child victims, 84 dead… After an eternity, answer from sleepy ex husband …

~* Some of my favorite things… *~

In Everyday Poesie, Inspiration by LadyBohemia

…one being my youngest son teaching me chess <3. Well, more honestly, having him kick my ass at chess. He has a wonderful logical mind, not quite so directly inherited from me I suspect, and the sweetest spirit of sportsmanship. Neither of us wants the …

~* Sweetest moment, ever *~

In Everyday Poesie, Uncategorized by LadyBohemia

The sweetest moment I can remember was offered to my love and I on our first real family trip. As we sat down for dinner, my son Joel took Kalle by the hand, looked at him in the eyes and simply stated: “Best friends”. Kalle …

~* My child of divorce *~

In Everyday Poesie, Uncategorized by LadyBohemia

I just called my youngest son in France. Me: “How are you my sweetie?” Him: “But what’s going on with you Maman???” Me: “I’m fine of course, just wanted to hear how you’re feeling…” Him: “If everything’s okay with you Maman, then everything is okay …

The ant farm debate

In Everyday Poesie by LadyBohemia

There we were in Madeira, surrounded by eight (EIGHT!) pools, spa facilities, tennis court, minigolf… And the great topic on my darlings’ minds were spiders (Madeira is the lucky home of Europe’s largest spiders…). So the boys had an agenda of capturing one 20 cm …

~* A moment of exceptional clarity *~

In Everyday Poesie, Uncategorized by LadyBohemia

At the moment of my divorce, I had nothing. I was forced to stay in my former home, now having become my ex-husband’s home, for months after the break up, without even funds for a rent deposit or a moving van. A period of despair and …

*~ The kindness of strangers ~*

In Everyday Poesie, Uncategorized by LadyBohemia

When I started my blog it was to write about all things I found beautiful, touching, thought provoking… My own particular self therapy, to every day, for a moment, devote myself to at least one wonderful thing – or a thing that made me wonder. …