It’s been long…

Hi all,  It has been a while since i updated this blog, wrote something. Reason is, Many things changed. Change after all is inevitable: “everything change and nothing stays still.” And therefore, things have changed… A new start, a new country, a new home, another new home and a new culture to discover. Almost 2…

Perspective on a visit to the Cedars land.

I just came back from visiting Lebanon. Year after year i discover how i have changed and how Lebanon changes, I was lucky to leave but I never expected Lebanon to become a country so full of hate, of fear, of anger, of worries like it has become! Lebanon is dangerously on the edge due…

Where is really Home?

The basic reference of the word home comes as follows. /hoʊm/noun, adjective, adverb, verb, homed, hom⋅ing 1. a house, apartment, or other shelter that is the usual residence of a person, family, or household. 2. the place in which one’s domestic affections are centered. 3. any place of residence or refuge: a heavenly home. 4….

A tale of a winter!

In Finland, change happens.  Change of seasons, and it is noticeable. Winter turn to spring, and you can feel it and taste it. Winter was rather harsh the last 2 years compared to years before. But since i mentioned winter, i wanted to write about how do we survive it here. These little tips, come from…

A year of change, a year since that winter!

Wow! What a year it has been since my last post here. You might think that this blog is dead! Well, you are wrong. big time wrong. The Finnish experience is on and on and that winter in my last post is way gone, but hell the current winter isn’t going anywhere. A bit of…

I want that Helsinki back!

When i arrived to Finland in 2006,and in the period before getting here, when i was hanging out with the few Finns i knew back then , the first conversation and question that was asked to me was:”Will you handle the cold?”. Today, i wonder if these Finns were talking of a fantasy land. Finland…

Panorama

It has been a long time for me since blogging here, I officially became a lazy workaholic but things will change over the next 2 month since i will have more time to update and go on with this blog and new plans. Meanwhile, i would like to share these links to a program we…

Just a note!

I found this in a Book i bought from Beirut last summer in 2008 and it was funny back then. When i look at it again, i cant stop myself from laughing! Is it true that nothing changed since 1870 in there. It seems so … This Scanned page below is copyrighted to the Ping…

A Havenish Summer!

Let’s face it, i am not truly a blogger anymore. Sounds like the real world and including that Facebook took over every drop of my time in the recent month, not to mention my new working place. Summer 2009, was and is still full of surprises though while am writing this note now, it is…

And the witches and fires of Ostrobothnia …

We just came back yesterday night from a lovely holiday in the Finnish countryside, even if it was a very tiring one due to the huge number of tasks to be done and all the family activity. The Finnish countryside, based on my 3 years experience here was the same as it has been! not…

A Fresh New Start!

I have been running this blog off and on since July 2006 and maybe before… Unfortunately during a last update of wordpress i managed to do some error of deleting the whole site and wasn’t able to recover except some posts from the database. I will share below my last posts that i managed to…

The Latest Posts …

This was a collection from the blog before the database went totally burned.  The posts have the dates below them. Mar 22 Home and after … the return! Category: News, Finland, Lebanon A month ago, we came back to Finland and change came after our trip of 10 month, we have been going thru dramatical…