Day 2: something that’s illegal but you think it should be legal There are two things that I believe should be legal but aren’t in many countries: same-sex marriage and transitioning as transgender. I believe everyone should be able to be whoever they are and everyone should be able to be with whoever they want. People … More 365 Day challenge – Day 2 to 6
Good morning everyone! It’s Saturday morning, I’m studying in the library and observing people. I should be writing my Bachelor’s thesis but this morning I feel like starting my day a bit differently: by writing for myself. I’ve decided to try out the 365 days challenge because I believe it will take me out of … More 365 days challenge – Day 1
I adored him. He would always be there for me, my siblings and the people he cared for. He would go through great lengths to help whoever needed it and he would always make time for the people in his life. A few days after I had turned 14 years old, dad and I were … More What I want people to know about (losing) my dad
One year ago, I was forced to say goodbye to my grandmother, my Oma Betty. Her illness, Alzheimer, made it sometimes difficult to remember who Oma truly was. However, I will always remember her as someone who loved to have fun, as someone who would appreciate nice things even though they’d appear trivial to others. … More Oma Betty
Sometimes words come to me. Sometimes they stick and I get to write them down, other times the words leave my mind as fast as they came. A few days ago, I was feeling a bit down. I tried to calm down but nothing helped, until I wrote down the words in my mind, they … More Goodbye 2017!
Yesterday, the 6th of December, Finland celebrated 100 years of independence! In honor of this milestone, I thought I’d share 5 reasons why I admire the nation. Number 1: the atmosphere. Finland is known for its peacefulness, of course. This peacefulness, of course comes from nature but also from how people behave. During the celebrations … More 100!
Hello everyone! Do you know the saying that traveling is the best way to enrich yourself? Well, I’ve recently been proven once again that this is true. Last weekend, I was in Saint-Petersburg with fellow Erasmus students. The trip was organised by Timetravels, a travel agency specialised in trips for students. I can surely say … More Welcome to Saint-Petersburg!
Two years ago, on this day, I was going home on my bicycle. I had just been to a therapy session. I was thinking about the handsome man I had met at school and about what I would have for dinner, pizza seemed like the best option. I was ten meters away from my front … More A painful anniversary
Do you know Heikki Valkama? No? Don’t worry, I didnt know much either until about two weeks ago. I was invited by my friend Samuli to join him at an event in honor of Heikki and his latest book Pallokala. Heikki Valkama (born in 1975) is a Finnish journalist and author who now works at … More Meet Heikki Valkama!
Hello everyone! It’s announcement time! I moved to Helsinki! Yes, you read that right! I moved here three weeks ago actually, and I will be here until about mid-January. The reason I came here is because I had been accepted for an Erasmus exchange at university. So far, it has been quite busy to handle … More Announcement!