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To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time

Gather ye rosebuds while ye may,
Old Time is still a-flying;
And this same flower that smiles today
Tomorrow will be dying.

The glorious lamp of heaven, the sun, 71 more words

Culture

3 Things Females Can't Live

In Finland, wherever I go see females scrolling down on their smartphones or having a bite.  I am not sure whether this is a part of the new culture or not. 21 more words

Culture

We Live in Nature

“You’ve seen my descent, now watch my rising.”― Rumi

In Finland, we live in nature! And that makes me happier! 8 more words

Culture

Flowers Blossom

Helsinki City Centre is housing flowers to extend its beauty. 6 more words

Culture

7 Notes of the Day

  1. Before you can do something good, you must believe it wholeheartedly.
  2. Go big at the outset. It is the best strategy that I know. 
  3. Make sure you talk to different people.
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Culture

Finns are Impolite in These 4 Areas

Here are four activities which make the Finns impolite. Note that I am only writing about my own experiences in Helsinki, Finland. 

Door. Finns do not hold the door for people behind them when entering a library, train station or an office. 154 more words

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Minnesota professor on my book "Scandinavians in the State House"

Here is a review of my book on the political legacy of the Scandinavians in Minnesota. It is written by Paul C. Stone, long-time professor of history at the University of Minnesota, and was published in the spring issue of “Minnesota History.”  734 more words

Politics