Monthly Archives: June 2005

Sins of summer

The Finnish summer is great. As I’ve mentioned before, it’s not necessarily great in absolute terms, but subjectively thinking it’s awesome – because of the crappy other seasons. Anyhow, that is not the point now. The point is that when … Continue reading

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Paper industry, get a clue!

Sometimes it seems that some industry is constantly on strike in Finland. The talk for the past few weeks has been centered on the paper industry (who, btw, are already being paid way more than other industrial workers) and the … Continue reading

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Earth from the air

There is a very powerful photo exhibition – Earth from the Air – around Lasipalatsi in Helsinki. 120 photos by Yann Arthus-Bertrand show some of the most beautiful wonders of the world in this great exhibition. It never seizes to … Continue reading

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Bus drivers: when normal feels slow

Bus drivers in Helsinki (and in many, many other places for that matter) are usually driving more or less like they own the roads; with the right of being bigger than most vehicles, they can freely cut anyone off or … Continue reading

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