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Finnish Defence Forces to Replace Aging Hornet Fighter Fleet

By Finnish Broadcasting on Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

The Ministry of Defence has commissioned a working group to investigate what type of air defence system Finland needs in the future. 283 more words

Defence Talk

#MicroblogMonday - Foreign, Languages

I don’t consider myself a foreigner here in Finland anymore. I’ve lived here since July 1998 (15 years). I’m used to (most of) the ways of life, living and people in Finland. 303 more words


Reality has welcomed me to its realm once again

Oh my, I’m afraid I was gone for a few days. In case anyone missed me, I had to stay at a mental facility for three days. 4,725 more words

Pola Negri

Study Findings Published in Kendo World

A printed copy of the Kendo World Magazine vol. 7.2 has reached my mailbox! Thank you Kendo World. It is great to see it in print! 24 more words

Laughing with God

And sometimes I wonder why I feel a kind of affinity with Finnishness. It’s not just the food, though that helps…the Eastern European comfortingly unhealthy fried herrings and boiled or mashed potatoes, which echo  the  salt beef and latkes of my childhood. 351 more words

Recreating Childhood Tastes: Liverwurst Sandwich

Recently I’ve been musing on the peculiarities of memory, and especially taste memory. Moving into another country is a full day job. Apart from the paperwork, which can be considerable, arranging for the physical move itself can take a toll. 339 more words

Everyday Life

This is the day the LORD has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.

I can’t do it anymore! I can’t eat chocolate! I can feel it rotting my teeth as I crunch…

(Chocolate M&M’s though, who can resist?) 399 more words