Tag Archives: Politics

Freezers and royal escapism

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

Putin is following me

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

Democracy, just for you, just on time

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