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One more thing before radio silence resumes

Almost forgot: This passed under the radar of Finland’s Centenary. Australian parliament passes marriage equality law. So, as the young people today say, that happened. It was something of a landslide, with only four opposing votes. No more faffing around, … Continue reading

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Helsinki without Nazis: The Elevator People return, and the People of Tolku were also there (somewhere)

Yesterday’s Independence Day celebrations were very enjoyable on a number of levels. I’m delighted to have been here for Finland’s Centenary and I couldn’t be prouder of this insanely tough and stubborn little country. Obviously the day was also a … Continue reading

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Centenary

I have to step out of my hiatus briefly to wish a happy 100th Independence Day to my dear adoptive country. Today Finland celebrates its Centenary. He is smiling! It’s about half-past one in the morning and I have a … Continue reading

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Signing off

For now. Don’t be strangers.

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The state of the male / female divide in the closing weeks of 2017 AD

This morning, one of the administrators of the George Takei bot on Facebook[1] posted this interesting article about what happens when jackasses and the Internet collide. [1] He used to actually post, I’m sure, and was really engaging and clever. … Continue reading

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Notice

I’ve decided to go on hiatus starting on the 1st of December and carrying through to my return from Christmas holiday on the 14th of January 2018. This doesn’t mean, of course, that I won’t be blogging at all. It … Continue reading

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How is it still only Tuesday?

Yeah, did I mention this was going to be a crazy week? Ugh. So today I’ve got to pay another visit to the doctor’s office, cutting short the delightful seven-hour training we’re taking part in after a mere five hours. … Continue reading

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