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I enjoy the history of architecture to the point of obsession. I also enjoy the great outdoors. I try to focus my work on Wikipedia on Estonia- and Sweden-related articles, but I go wherever my interests take me and may end up contributing an article about liturgical combs or trying to tackle a subject which is really too big for me. Some of the things I've enjoyed in particular are an attempt at covering the topic of the exquisite churches on Gotland and an equally megalomaniac attempt at covering the topic of manor houses in Estonia.

I try to separate my private life and Wikipedia, but this doesn't mean I'm withdrawn.

DYK contributions[edit]

Did You Know? Kirikuküla, Kaarma Parish | Did You Know? Carl Timoleon von Neff | Did You Know? Church of the Holy Ghost, Tallinn | Did You Know? Stenbock House | Did You Know? Johann Heinrich Baumann | Did You Know? St. Lawrence's Church, Söderköping | Did You Know? Karja Church | Did You Know? Master Majestatis | Did You Know? Bunge Church |Did You Know? Lau Church | Did You Know? Lye Church | Did You Know? Hemse Church | Did You Know? Öja Church | Did You Know? Roslags-Bro Church | Did You Know? Lärbro Church | Did You Know? Övedskloster Manor | Did You Know? Vaksala Church | Did You Know? Skånela Church | Did You Know? Fredrik Magnus Piper | Did You Know? Trolle-Ljungby Castle | Did You Know? Skederid Church | Did You Know? Enåker Church | Did You Know? Estonia under Swedish rule | Did You Know? Copenhagen Psalter | Did You Know? Härkeberga Church | Did You Know? Sturehov Manor | Did You Know? Munsö Church | Did You Know? Läby Church | Did You Know? Barlingbo Church | Did You Know? Gryta Church | Did You Know? Roma Abbey | Did You Know? Rone Church | Did You Know? Dalhem Church | Did You Know? Fårö Church | Did You Know? Roma Church | Did You Know? Kalix Church | Did You Know? Nederluleå Church | Did You Know? Skara Missal | Did You Know? Tynnelsö Castle | Did You Know? Hörningsholm Castle | Did You Know? Örbyhus Castle | Did You Know? Hovdala Castle | Did You Know? Visby Cathedral | Did You Know? Lapis Lacedaemonius | Did You Know? Fru Alstad Church | Did You Know? Gislöv Church | Did You Know? Sireköpinge Church

Other major contributions[edit]

Featured list List of church ruins on Gotland

Barnstars[edit]

Barnstar-estonia.png The Estonia Star
For redoing the List of castles in Estonia as a table with images, names, construction dates, locations, and current state. DThomsen8 (talk) 12:14, 27 December 2012 (UTC)


Original Barnstar Hires.png The Original Barnstar
For your excellent work on Church of the Holy Ghost, Tallinn, keep them coming! ♦ Dr. ☠ Blofeld 15:18, 25 February 2013 (UTC)


BoNM - Estonia.png Estonia Barnstar of National Excellence
For your excellent work on Estonian topics, keep up the great work in addressing systematic bias! ♦ Dr. ☠ Blofeld 15:23, 25 February 2013 (UTC)


Writers Barnstar Hires.png The Writer's Barnstar
Good articles, although I've only been through about half of them by now. You might want to apply for autopatrolled right, as I noticed that some of them had stayed unreviewed for quite a long time. Widr (talk) 13:30, 7 July 2013 (UTC)


Christian Barnstar.png The Christianity Barnstar
Dear Yakikaki, I award you The Christianity Barnstar for all of your contributions to WikiProject Christianity, especially your recent creation of ‎Gryta Church. You are making a difference here! Keep up the good work! With regards, AnupamTalk 04:52, 8 June 2014 (UTC)


BoNM - Sweden Hires.png The Sweden Barnstar of National Merit
Yakikaki is awarded the Swedish Barnstar for a series of articles on medieval churches. Ghirla-трёп- 16:38, 6 July 2014 (UTC)


Gotland vapen.svg The Gotlandic Sheep Badge
To Yakikaki, For your extraordinary and tireless work on churches and ruins on Gotland, (...and they are many...).
In Gotland, the gift of a sheep in any form is a token of respect and friendship. w.carter-Talk 23:13, 27 September 2014 (UTC)


WikiprojectBarnstar.png The WikiProject Barnstar
For your outstanding contributions for Featured Pictures in 2014 you are hereby award this WikiProject Barnstar. Congratulations! For the Military history Wikiproject Coordinators, TomStar81 (Talk) 08:29, 29 January 2015 (UTC)


A glass of Dricku for you![edit]

Mjödglas.jpg A stout glass of Gotlandsdricka for you!
Congratulations on List of church ruins on Gotland being promoted to Featured List! Face-smile.svg w.carter-Talk 11:12, 6 November 2014 (UTC)

About Dricku[edit]

Dricku is the national beverage of Gotland. The rest of the world is (thankfully) spared. It symbolizes and embodies the rebellious nature of Gotlanders and the harsh island. The un-official and very secret recipe for dricku is this: Take one (1) fairly large juniper. Hack it into moderately large pieces and place in a jerrycan. Do not remove anything! Dirt cleanses your system and spiders and bugs add flavor and protein. Add water and whatever is left in your pantry. Ferment until strong. The alcohol content is always a mystery, do not measure it. Dricku is the only beverage which can be consumed by people who never drink alcohol (see aforementioned mystery). It is also exempt from all laws and regulations about the selling, drinking and handling beverages. Note: All of the above is only valid on Gotland. An annual Dricku-making World Championship is held on Gotland at some illustrious location with a population larger that 14, Ref [1], Ref [2]. - w.carter-Talk 11:57, 6 November 2014 (UTC)