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Finland , Suomi 

When I think about my time in Finland, I am overwhelmed by the hospitality and generosity of the Finns. More than the beauty of nature and truly fresh air, the people i met made it possibly the most incredible finnish experience a foreigner can experience. 606 more words

Europe Travel

POSSESSIVE LOVE by Arto Melleri

Possessive love arrives, it locks the door behind it and settles in forever, always predictable.

Love arrives, it leaves its luggage by the door, in case worse comes to worst, but it still undresses.

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Literature

Positive particles "kyllä" and "joo"

Finnish uses two words expressing positive responses, kyllä ‘yes’ and joo ‘yes’, as shown in (1).

(1) Lähdetääkö kauppaan?
Should we go to shop?
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Blog

Quick Update!

Don’t worry, I’ll definitely be providing details of the Helsinki week as soon as I get that massive post organized. It was insane. A lot has happened recently though it’s great to be back in Oulu, and not waking up at 5 AM every morning, and not running really fast trying to catch a train every single second while it’s raining on your head! 249 more words

Review: Mr Darwin's Gardener by Kristina Carlson

PAPERBACK; 112 P.
TRANS. EMILY AND FLEUR JEREMIAH
PEIRENE PRESS, 2013/2009
SOURCE: FROM THE LIBRARY

A postmodern Victorian novel about faith, knowledge and our inner needs.

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Book Reviews