Hilja's brief van Viipuri
Can you remember the red-brick building in Tervaniemi that was never completed - the one that was meant to become a Russian church? We saw it when we went to see the Lion of Independence statue. Now they have built a marvellous building in its place. From a distance you can see its white walls and high windows through the leafy trees. I think there is an archive of some kind there. I was so pleased to see that they have pulled down that ugly pile of ruins.