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I don’t remember my age

When I was younger, I had the full control of numbers. If someone woke me up at night and asked how old I was, I would immediately reply. Not anymore. After I turned 30, something happened to me. Either it is an aging factor, which caused me the related memory problem or... it is the… Continue reading I don’t remember my age

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Being Nice Never Pays Off

Of course, it all starts in childhood. I was a very stubborn and opiniated child. This was a problem for my mom. Firstly, in Soviet Union, people were simply not allowed to think differently. No wonder, that my mom inherinted this fear like many other in the country. Secondly, she wanted to have authority, thus,… Continue reading Being Nice Never Pays Off

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Russian Vs. Finnish Hairdressers

One cultural experience which I wanted to share already for a long time - hairdressers. Living in Russia, I got used to the particular way. I always had long hair, and I always wanted to keep them long. I hated the visit to the hairdresser because my goal was to cut off 1-2 centimetres of… Continue reading Russian Vs. Finnish Hairdressers