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Yesterday was the second time in one year that I had to rush to the hospital’s Emergency Room due to very severe stomach pain. After the first time I didn’t believe the diagnosis: gall bladder stones. 228 more words


New Arabia shop

Beautiful Arabia ceramics have been around since 1873 when the brand new factory was built near Helsinki. Within a couple of years the output from the factory accounted for half of the total annual ceramics production in the whole country. 33 more words


Car or heart,smaller or bigger

This is a story I encountered when I was coming back to home from work.I was in tram and behind my seat a story was about to start or may  be end. 361 more words

Looking for a Liveable City? Ditch the US, Says Report

Melbourne tops the charts for most liveable city—again.

For the seventh year running, The Economist has named the southeastern Australian city the most liveable in its Global Livability Report. 235 more words


First impressions from entering the best school system in the world

In June this year my family and I moved back to Europe after spending more than 10 years in Southeast Asia. We decided for various reason to move back to Finland. 741 more words


Day 4.  Exploring the Arabia district of Helsinki

Just north of the centre of Helsinki and at the terminus of the No. 6 and 8 trams lies the Arabia district where we found much of interest to occupy us for several hours. 947 more words