One Ring To Rule Them All…

What’s the oldest things you’re wearing today? Today, I am definitely going back years because of this topic. The Lord of the Rings is one of the first books I have read in English. Since then I read it over 20 times in English, over 10 times in Finnish (the translation is superb!), and once…

A Blow

Have you ever wanted something so bad that you can almost feel it in your grasp, and then it is taken away for good. Do you know that feeling? I definitely do.

Ramadan 2023 AD (1444H) In Pictures

Ramadan, the fasting month, has finished. What we have are memories of each and every day. All photos lead you to their respective pages, which open in new tabs, so please click on them and enjoy the snapshots.

Cleaning Up A Sauna

Describe a decision you made in the past that helped you learn or grow. Some decisions make you decide if you want tea or coffee, some make you choose if you become a nurse or a Cabin Crew, and some decisions alter your life. In my case, the decision I made whilst cleaning up my…

Look Around You!

I wrote about differences of countries which has given some difficulty to set roots down. This, in turn, got me thinking about the reasons why people choose where they want to live. I even asked for some of the reasons, and reading the responses, I realised that there were as many reasons as there were…

Italy, Spain, And/Or Finland?

Last year, we went to Napoli, or Naples, the city famous for Vesuvius, Camorra, and Sophia Loren. It was a fantastic experience, and it led me to ponder a few things.

17 – The Circle Of Life

I took this photo back in 2004, and for me, it encapsulates perfectly what today is for – lifesavers. May not be the traditional circle of life, but with the experience around this table, life is in good hands.

Coffee Time – Or Not?

Did you know that the Finns consume most coffee per person in the world? And for many of us, it is something essential to get your day starting on the right track. But what if you are deprived of this black, and delicious substance?

Getting Old(er)?

As I am writing this, I have just been ill with a nasty stomach bug and surprisingly enough, it made me think of getting older.

“Have You Considered Another Job?”

A short while ago, I was asked that question, and as it was from a medical colleague from the same workplace, I was slightly taken aback because of it. But really, have you considered another job?