I’m not free, you’re not free, the Internet isn’t free, lunches aren’t free, and all that free software out there is definitely not free either. You may wish to argue with me. Feel free. But that’s what it is – a feeling. 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
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
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
Fact or fiction; you name it, I’ll read it. I often wish I could read people too. Some say they can; I say dream on. People are such a complex mix of genes, life experiences and personality. Continue reading