Last night / this morning insomnia struck. I heard the newspaper arrive at 0307. I saw the sky brightening at 0413. I pondered the fact that my smart phone isn't all that smart. I pondered the fact that despite being over a year into working remotely, some video conferences are still badly presented. I heard... Continue Reading →
Friday Fun (a COVID-19 version!)
I've been contemplating book titles with Corona in the title. While I am sure you can find similar posts or challenges on Twitter and Facebook, I've taken the names of books that my Book-Club (puuklapi) have read over the past few years, replacing a key word with, yep you guessed it - CORONA! A fun... Continue Reading →
On my bedside table
It's not often I read a book that makes me want to go back in time. This one did. After reading this, I would have liked to have seen the last days of Ceausescu's regime. Highly recommended.
Pearls of wisdom
Finns love word play and Finnish, despite its' complexity and sometimes mind-boggling grammar is perfect for word play. Take my library card for instance.Front and centre you can see the words HelMet. Short for Helsinki Metropolitan Area Libraries. Helmet is also a proper word in Finnish (the plural form of helmi which means pearl in... Continue Reading →