Who says Donald Trump isn’t visionary. He said that the world is a mess, and proceeded to make sure that it is. Not that the world needed his help. Continue reading
It’s time to stick my spoon in the soup, which is a Finnish saying for adding one more stirrer in the pot or finger in the pie. I am taking a moment to contemplate Finland, with some politics and hurricanes thrown into the mix. Continue reading
Yes, it’s real news. As real as you can get with DonaldT. Don’t believe me, just watch. DonaldT “gon’ give it to us”. It being Mars. The planet, not Bruno, as some of you may be hoping. Continue reading
No, Vladimir Putin is not a follower of my blog, although his bots may be. Putin is, however, definitely following in my footsteps.
A few weeks ago my partner in life and I set out to discover Eastern Finland and enjoy an unforgettable opera evening in the medieval Olavinlinna castle. Continue reading
I wish there was a “just for you, just on time” form of democracy. There is clearly a market for one.
Democracy is a little like saving. It’s a slow process, you experience setbacks at times, and your ultimate goal may seem unreachable all too often. Continue reading
Finland just took a turn for the darker. The populist Finns Party chose Mr. Jussi Halla-aho to be its new leader. A man who is a scary combination of analytical mind, lack of empathy, and stark bigotry. Continue reading
There are studies on pretty much everything from bicycling to climate change. And then there are those who misinterpret the findings of studies, whatever the topic. Continue reading