Contrary to what my featured image might suggest, there is really nothing worth taking with you to your grave. It’s the memories of you, the ones that live on after you are gone, that matter. Continue reading
A 19-year-old woman was found dead in a walk-in hotel freezer in Chicago some time ago. The incident caught fire on social media, and was widely covered by the more traditional media too.
I mention this only to illustrate what catches our attention these days. 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
The world is full of serious issues, and people who take themselves too seriously. My goal is to avoid both today. It’s time to discuss unlikely attachments.
My former boss once asked a captive audience, “What do lawyers and mice have in common?” 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
You don’t have to travel to experience great things, but sometimes it helps. Especially if you travel to Italy. Our travels took us to Milan, Torino, Alba, Asti, Barolo, Bra, Neive and Lake Como.
Alba, the capital of the hilly Langhe area in Piemonte, stole our hearts. Continue reading