• Beneath

    RESCHEDULING

    I can believe that just a week ago I posted about my EVENTFUL SPRING here on the blog and the next, all of the events this spring might be cancelled or rescheduled because of the Covid-19. Personally, I’m worried about the state of health of the people around me (especially the elderly and the ones with a condition), thus I think now more than ever it is more important to take care of one another instead being upset that things don’t go as planned. Of course one can be sad and that’s only a human response to all what’s going on in the world right now. In Finland, we are currently…

  • Inspiration,  Leisure

    WHAT I READ THIS YEAR

    This year has been a good book year for me. I’ve joined a book club (that consists of my colleagues mainly) and I’ve read books in genres I perhaps wouldn’t pick up myself. I thought I’d share some of my favorites with you today. You might find something to read yourself, or an addition to your wish list to the Santa or a perfect gift for someone else!   Becoming (Minun tarinani), Michelle Obama, 2018 A Michelle Obama’s autobiography, is a great way to get to know the behind the scene material of Barack Obama’s presidency, but also a great growth story of a minority girl who becomes one of…

  • Leisure

    PACKING MY BAGS AGAIN…

    In the beginning of December I’m going to pack my bags for a weekend get-away with my friend Pinja. This was decided in quick moment as she texted me last week and asked for my availability to travel in December. She told me she wanted to visit Saint Petersburg, Russia. I’ve never been there, so I thought to myself why not! We are going by train since it’s so easy. It only takes about three hours to travel across the border. Of course one needs a Visa when crossing the EU borders (and let me tell you, it’s not the simplest thing to get) and that needs to be acquired…