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7 things I learned about myself & the world through Finnish

February 13th, 2018 Posted by Language, Life, My Story No Comment yet

Back when I first started learning Finnish, I thought of it as an exciting, intellectual, almost artistic challenge. I wanted to express myself in Finnish and I wondered about how I’d develop the ability to conjugate, inflect and live in Finnish! What I didn’t expect, was that I would learn a lot about myself on the way. I kind of just thought I’d learn Finnish. In the post I reflect on the 7 things I learned about myself and the world through this process.

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Annual Review 2014: Flinchingly Honest & Unfiltered

January 13th, 2015 Posted by Life, My Story 3 comments

2014 was the year of new beginnings. In some ways, 2014 was a hard year, and in other ways, it was a much easier year than those which came before it.

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Looking back on another year in Finland

September 21st, 2014 Posted by Blog No Comment yet

It’s a sentimental Sunday. Meaning that I spent the day doing whatever I desired on the moment, including heading out for an autumn walk just to watch the seasons change with child-like wonder, reflect on the big shift that awaits us on the other side of October and thinking back on how another year has gone by. Has this passing year shaped me? Am I different?