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Towel Day 2016

My Towel Day celebrating fizzled: the candy from my stash that I thought was salmiakki fish (for Babel fish) weren’t fish at all but cars. 243 more words

Everyday Life

Dyeing with Weld & Madder

I still consider myself a novice with dyes, I’ve done madder in the past but have never managed to get a red (possibly I allowed the bath to get too hot and broke down the colour). 583 more words


Nokia could cut 10,000-15,000 jobs worldwide: Union

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

HELSINKI: Telecom network equipment maker Nokia is likely to cut 10,000 to 15,000 jobs globally as part of a cost-cutting program following its acquisition of Franco-American rival Alcatel-Lucent , a Finnish union representative said. 396 more words

Current Affairs


When you’ve got a Man Booker International winner (Marlon James) on your books, you could sit back and relax. Or you could find the next big thing before it happens. 303 more words


Online Finds: Himmeli Video Tutorials

The world is marvelously international these days. Evidence A: Magdalena Franco at Unleash Creative in Australia made a video tutorial of how to make three simple Finnish himmeli-style hanging straw ornaments: 308 more words

Geek Out!


You are teacher, student and flower of the universal language of laughter
Grandma, I see I have your cupcake cheeks
not your preference of sugar over confrontation… 251 more words


oh my suomi days

The goodly people at Tunturisusi.com have, in their congenial wisdom, decided it was best to use my photos to enhance people’s understanding of Estonian culture. And I say, “Well done, Tunturisusi!” 25 more words