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…

Public Transport Etiquette!

So far living in Helsinki never required me to buy a car or even get a driving license. I have lived always in a near to the center area reachable by public transport but public transport even amazing as it is in Helsinki has its plus and minuses. The lovely service that Helsinki city offers…

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…

The Hours

” 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…

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…

Like a fairytale 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…

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…

C’est la vie en bleu!

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…

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…

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…

Writing again!

I can’t say that this new blog of mine has been very active recently but i surely got my reasons for that! Work, Work, Life, Work and etc … I have been writing few drafts from events like May 1st and then work, life, house, pink wall and other stuff that occured like starting my…