Monthly Archives: May 2012

That’s more like it


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Guns galore?

More sad news from Europe’s most violent country: another shooting took place in Finland this weekend. An 18-year old man took random shots at people in Hyvinkää, a small town less than an hour’s drive from Helsinki. 2 young people … Continue reading

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Important guests

Today’s a big day for my eldest daughter. One of her very best friends is coming for a visit – and not just any friend. This is a friend from when we were living in Sweden and she’s never yet … Continue reading

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Flower power

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: spring and summer really are the best times of year – at least for someone like me who can’t stand snow and cold. Admittedly, I’m not a gardening person either and … Continue reading

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ESC time again

Once again, after the first round of semifinals is over in the Eurovision Song Contest, one can make the claim that Finland needs a serious re-vamp of the whole thing. Finns simply don’t have a clue what this contest is … Continue reading

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Straight jacket family?

This morning’s laugh, courtesy of FB Troublemakers:  

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Soda scare

Now that we’re finally seeing some summer sun, you might want to think again before drowning your thirst with sodas. This certainly put me off having that Coke, thank you very much!  

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