Strength is holding on just little while longer. Strength is climbing one more hill. Strength is "maybe tomorrow ... ". Strength is letting go and falling into the unknown. Strength is getting up after you fall down. Strength is starting over. Strength is found on the other side of weakness. Strength is looking your weakness…Read more Strength
In the middle of August I will have been in Finland for a decade. It's been a blast and the years have flown by. Looking back, there are few things I've picked along the way. The language isn't that bad. It's tricky sure, but with daily practice you can get your head around it…Read more 10 years in Finland. What have I learned?
A list of weird Finnish words which for one reason or another I've only just come across. I'll keep adding to the list as time goes by .. Aivopieru - Brain fart. A singularly stupid and fundamentally flawed idea which really should have been kept inside. (21.01.2015) Hanki - Snow*. The covering of snow on…Read more New word for the day
1. The silly soft stuff really does get in the way. 2. Don't cycle on the freshly prepared cross-country skiing routes unless I want a ski pole shoved where the sun doesn't shine. 3. I feel hard-core and Rambo until some old guy on a 40 year old single-gear "Tunturi" trundles past. 4. I still…Read more Things I’ve learned from cycling in the snow.
1. Get my 5h1t together. 2. Learn what "get my 5h1t together means". 3. Stop holding off on getting my 5h1t together. 4. Stop swearing. Swear less. Try to swear less. 5. Be a better husband. 6. Be a better dad. 7. Write awesome, deep, but not too deep, soul breaking, empowering, ground breaking, revolutionary,…Read more My new year resolutions.