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 … Continue reading A tale of a 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 … Continue reading A year of change, a year since that winter!
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 … Continue reading I want that Helsinki back!
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 … Continue reading Panorama
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 … Continue reading Just a note!
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 … Continue reading A Havenish Summer!
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 … Continue reading And the witches and fires of Ostrobothnia …