Monthly Archives: March 2012

Spring cleaning

Sorry, don’t have time to write much, because I’m spring cleaning. I know, I’m just as surprised myself. I never spring clean – or clean for any other time of year either. I just clean when it’s absolutely necessary or when I … Continue reading

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Hanging on the edge of reason

Once again we’ve heard the wise words of another scientist with no apparent reality contact. In today’s Hufvudstadsbladet (the leading Swedish newspaper in Finland) Vilja Varho, special researcher in future studies at the university of Turku has been kind enough … Continue reading

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On equality, part 2

My 12-year old daughter came home the other day and animatedly declared that “It’s incredible, every time I try to talk to people about equality, they just don’t care! It seems they think it’s not important at all.” Now, she’s … Continue reading

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Spilling the beans to teens

The other day I had an interesting discussion with some of my students. They had been decorating the student’s lounge with pictures of scantily clad women and my duty as their supervisor was to point out to them that it’s … Continue reading

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3 good reasons to look forward to the weekend

1. There’s time to cook proper breakfast and enjoy it sitting down. With a bit of luck, even while reading the paper. Yes, the actual paper paper (as opposed to taking a quick glance at the headlines on Yahoo while logging into e-mail … Continue reading

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A good week

I had a good day at work today and – come to think of it – a pretty good week too. Upsides such as these don’t come everyday, so it’s probably best to enjoy it while it lasts. A toadally … Continue reading

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Anger management, anyone?

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