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Mid-Age Crisis Plan

Lockdown was a challenging period for me because I like to be out and surrounded by people. Instead, I had to stay home and entertain myself as much as I could. There was so much time to re-evaluate life and to think of what is really important. Yet, too much thinking is never good either.… Continue reading Mid-Age Crisis Plan

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5 Years on WordPress

I have received a notification of the anniversary. Exactly 5 years ago, I started my blog. Actually, I was pushed by my friends who said that I made nice pictures and had interesting stories to tell. They believed in me way more than I believed in myself. Yet, I decided to give it a try.… Continue reading 5 Years on WordPress

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Pictures of Helsinki

Hello everyone! How have you been these days? I hope to find you healthy! I have been ok, quite busy though and struggling with low energy level, which typically happens to me in spring. Luckily the weather is improving each day, and there is more and more sun. As I work from sun batteries, I… Continue reading Pictures of Helsinki

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The Russian Superstition I always Follow

This weekend I am in our lovely capital - Helsinki. I really love the city, and it is a pleasure to visit this place over and over again. No need to say, I want to come back as soon as I have a chance. But how can I do that? Here is the particular Russian… Continue reading The Russian Superstition I always Follow

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Skyscrapers of Moscow

Having a long history of tall buildings, my American readers are unlikely to be impressed with Russian skyscrapers. However, as a Russian and European person, I am definitely have a 'wow' effect, looking at this buildings. The reason for that is quite of few skyscrapers around here on the continent. Generally, Europe is only acquiring… Continue reading Skyscrapers of Moscow

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Moscow by a Semi-foreigner

Last year I devoted the big part of my writing to my childhood memories of the 90s Russia. So what about the country today? Russia is very unstable in political, economic, and social aspects. Everybody knows that, and I don't see any point rediscovering the common sense all over again. Instead, I will take you… Continue reading Moscow by a Semi-foreigner

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The Final Post on the 90s Russia

I told you my memories of the 90s Russia, particularly, food, music, movies, crimes, transportation, playgrounds. Now, it is high time to finalize the topic. I am not gonna repeat how tough it was to grow up in those times. Instead, I want to focus on more interesting fact, which I have already mentioned -… Continue reading The Final Post on the 90s Russia

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas! 🎄🎁🎉🎀🤗 My most memorable Christmas moment was probably 10 years ago. It was my first year in Finland, and my mom came to visit me. We planned to cook a nice dinner, and we made a long shopping list for that. My mother wanted to do shopping already on December, 23. I assured… Continue reading Merry Christmas!