The video-clips of quarantined Italians gathered on their balconies to make music had just about gone viral when a concerned Finn demanded immediate preventative national measures on Twitter, asking whether “us Finns could jointly agree right now that there shall be no rampaging on balconies“.
Continue reading “When Finnish Lifestyle Reigns Supreme”
Finland is a country where pandemic lifestyle has forever been the norm. To make the most of your social distancing, herewith the best from the Finnish Playbook of Self-Isolation.
On the first day of de facto lockdown it is difficult to choose a topic to write about without coming across absolutely tone deaf. But I want to leave any advise and public information to the authorities and experts (more of which below) – please consult the experts – and try to keep the blog’s focus somewhere else.
Continue reading “When There’s Time to Scrub”
The skin on my hands is starting to resemble filo, or phyllo, pastry because of all the washing. Apart from anxiously reading the updates there seems to be little else to do to pass the time. Except possibly moisturising. Current favourites on an extremely heavy rotation:
Continue reading “Wash, Rinse, Repeat”
After about a year of solid grey skies and rain the weather shows no intention of changing. It’s not yet warm enough to ditch the woollen winter coat, which means everything smells like a damp sheep. To further dampen the spirit, Elizabeth Warren stepped down and after years of predictable everything, it seems the whole world is in a weird turmoil which no longer can be blamed on mercury on retrograde.
Continue reading “Sunday Grey Edition”
I’ve barely recovered from Valentine’s Day, and there’s another celebration around the corner: the International Women’s Day, or, the day dedicated to making money off women’s sexuality and /or the concept of feminism. As far as marketing goes, we are basically talking about Valentine’s Day 2.0.
Continue reading “Be a Feminist! Buy Stuff!”
Why did you leave your job when you clearly miss the status and the invitations and the many phone calls?
Continue reading “Status Update”