I sometimes wonder what Finnish as a language sounds to people who don’t understand it. Must be quite a strange mix of sounds. Anyway here is a upbeat summer tune from a few years back.
Came across this Finnish artist yesterday and wow.. it took me way back in time. Don’t know why I forget about these beautiful songs which mean so much to me.
“He who does not understand your silence will probably not understand your words.” – Elbert Hubbard Finnish Proverb – Talking is silver, silence is gold. These days with so much information flooding all our senses 24/7, every second of every minute. It seems hard to find a moment of total silence with or without people … More Do we give silence enough credit?
This is one young talented woman. I have always had great respect for people who know multiple languages. I believe that knowing many languages makes you that much richer
So as I promised in a few posts ago, that as my 300th post on this blog I would write something about myself and maybe even put up a picture. Just so people who happen to read some of my “stuff” would have some kind of an idea about this weird person behind all this … More A bit about me as promised.
The Finnish Parliament today voted 105—92 in favor of a citizens’ initiative to extend marriage rights to same-sex couples. Two Members of the Parliament were absent from the vote. To be honest this was a long time coming and really kind of surprising that it did not happen earlier seeing that many Finns have been … More Finland catches up to its Nordic neighbors.
I received good news a few days ago when I got an email saying that I had been shortlisted for a job interview. I applied for this a while back and they finally got back to me! It is a great confidence boost and I am very excited to go for it. However as with … More Short-listed for a job interview on Wednesday.