Author Archives: Lily

A Layer Cake for Boot-throwers

Last weekend, but just temporarily, I extended my supporting area. I made a layer cake for the first boot-throwing club in Finland and maybe in the whole World. The club Saapasseura Ronttoset has been founded in November 1989 and since the autumn of 1990 it has organized boot-throwing cups called South Finnish Spring Cup and [...]

With Boot-throwers to New Zealand

I had an impressive journey with boot-throwers to New Zealand at the end of March 2010. I travelled with Boot Throwographer, Saapassissi and Saapaskissa. Our German friends a document film maker Eckehard Dux and Anita Otto the president of German Bootthrowing Association joined our group in Wellington. I have collected links to blogs regarding our [...]

Overlander

We stayed over a night in Wellington before our journey to Taihape. Saapassissi wrote about happenings there and at Wellington Airport. He told about a dog who found an apple in his bag at airport and about explanations asked by customs employee because of the boots in his luggage. The simple explanation was “I’m a [...]

In Taihape

In the second morning in Taihape we woke to cold. Outside there were -2 degrees frost. Saapassissi tells on his blog that a frost in New Zealand at this time of year is as unusual as snow in Finland at midsummer. See more about that: Kotoinen olo. I think Saapassissi dramatizes. Our motel’s host told [...]

After Gumboot Day

A day after Gumboot Day Boot Throwographer travelled to Wellington. Read his experiences: Wellington 22.–25.3.2010.   We others with our German friends visited at Art Deco City Napier. The journey from Taihape over mountains to Napier and back was adventurous. Elizabeth was our driver and our way moved fast. Elizabeth used to be a rally driver years ago. [...]