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!
" Happy Birthday me!" 1 year older and a 100 wiser, is a popular proverb from back home. It has been again a while, but thanks for a week of holiday's or well sickness in bed that I managed to come back here. I have so much to write about, and really don't know where … Continue reading The Hours
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!
Again, after a long period of inactivity due to the human laziness and life! I came back... In my last post, I was mentioning a wish, my wish was to get a real winter and god what have i asked for! I ended up getting the full package, a winter that i have never seen … Continue reading Like a fairytale 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!
So many ideas and so little time, work is a big part of life here and you must use your free time carefully! I started working recently and it looks good, well regularly at least and with a lot of Finnish colleagues, a true Finnish experience. I am enjoying it, enjoying the organized system and … Continue reading C’est la vie en bleu!
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!
Maybe it is not that bad that i became unemployed last weekend! now, i can concentrate on writing here 🙂 I think so! It never paid to run a blog, at least in our case but who knows. The second option would be to stand in front of the Finnish parliament with a sign saying … Continue reading Unemployed, in the cold north!
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!