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‘You have young eyes’

Since there was Eurovision last week, I decided to have a special dinner and cook mussels. The recipe includes white wine as seasoning. So, I needed to go to the special shop to buy wine. In Finland, alcohol is sold in special shops, and you can't get wine from a regular food store. Needless to… Continue reading ‘You have young eyes’

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6 Years of Blogging

Just another year passed by here, and WordPress informed me about that. Initially, I started as a travel blogger, who lately writes about life in general. It has been 6 years of blogging in total. I have also reached 50k views about the same day. What I feel about it? I wish I had more… Continue reading 6 Years of Blogging

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Down-to-earth Post

Hello everyone! Here in Finland, the weather has been amazing for several days. It's summer, which will not last for too long. The sun and warmth always give me extra energy, energy to think and do. The last a couple of years were quite massy. All my perfect well-calculated life plans got smashed by unpredictable… Continue reading Down-to-earth Post

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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