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Helsinki City Marathon

I am planning to run the Helsinki City Marathon in August and  after a slow start my training is well under way. I am out almost every night running down the river near my house and some times I will make it as far as Arabia before turning back. 150 more words


Why Finland?

In January 2011 I arrived to Helsinki and I planned to stay here 5 months. But I’m still here and I will stay at least till my graduation. 993 more words


From Latin, meaning “a woman from Lydia”, which was an ancient country on the west coast of Asia Minor, once ruled by the famously wealthy Croesus. 42 more words


First story publication - in Finnish!

Exciting! A flash fiction piece of mine (‘Munankuorikehto’, meaning ‘Egg-Shell Cradle’) will be published in the upcoming issue (3/2014) of Spin, the quarterly magazine of the… 113 more words


Runobattle 16: helle

kärpäsen väsyneet siivet erittävät hikeä
sen pörinä ei juurikaan haittaa
polvitaipeeni ovat nihkeät
missä vaiheessa ajatuksistani tuli näin… tahmaiset?


Results of the Women's HEMA Tournament Survey Are In

by Meg Floyd

A survey conducted by Finnish fencer Eliisa Keskinen (you may remember her as the winner of Swordfish 2013‘s Women’s Longsword among other tournament placements) has… 102 more words


Afghanistan: Persecution News Update

The link below is to an article reporting on persecution news from Afghanistan, where two Christian Finnish women have been killed.

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