The happiness project

Ten good things from today. The good news from Ukraine, where violence has ceased and people are slowly returning to normal life. I’ve heard so many inspirational radio interviews on people who may have suffered significant losses, and yet, they speak with such poetic beauty about their country, their fellow citizens, democracy, truth, human rights…

World Environment Day blogging contest, part IV

The voting in UNEP & Treehugger blog contest is still open for two days, but I think I’ll finish campaigning today and start enjoying the weekend. Today’s statistics are in the pic, taken around 4.15 p.m. Finnish time. I’ll use them as my final or almost-final result. I’m pretty sure I don’t have 1582 friends…

The Good Friday list of all things good

Oh, the month of April, you are so welcome. But tell me, why is it still snowing in Helsinki? As I’m not religious, so my interpretation of Good Friday is something like Friday with good thoughts, good sunshine and good everything. Many good things are indeed around today, but it’s still snowing and raining. I’ve said it before,…

Finns and the genetic preference for heavy music

You know how it is, after a long working week, Friday finally comes and you just want to relax. Today was the kind of day for me. I’m enjoying a rare evening on my own, so I got some delicious salad ingredients and white wine. Made myself a wonderful salad, poured the wine and opened…