Tag Archives: politics

Interlude: Meanwhile, in Australia

Lazy bit of screencapping for my Saturday blog post. I give you “Screenshots That May Or May Not Be Taken Out Of Context”. Hint: Not taken out of context. I mostly wanted to throw this into the vaguely public eye … Continue reading

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MacBeth

Day 72. 123,730 words. In a few short months I (an Australian, it scarcely needs to be said) have gone from not even knowing the Scottish community in Finland, to becoming their official piper and friend, then joining the Finnish Scottish … Continue reading

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Interlude: Finnish presidential election 2018

Day 30. 83,284 words. I think the past couple of years have just left me (and probably a lot of other people) completely exhausted and generally done with the whole democratic process of elections and society-building. Case in point, on … Continue reading

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Gutless

From now until the first week of November or so, I might occasionally check in with the 1940s, also known as Australia. In the latest in a long line of spineless, utterly un-Australian and yet definitively Australian political moves, the … Continue reading

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Prioritise

Not a lot to report today. Everyone’s talking about the utterly unsurprising next step the USian Nazis have taken, and “punching them: yes or no?” is back on the table as a discussion item. I’d personally be more worried about … Continue reading

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Let’s all be grateful

Day 45. 50 pages, 24,794 words. I know, it’s a really small thing to be pleased about, and not really all that connected to my life in Finland (except insofar as Finland is part of the EU and insofar as … Continue reading

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Hold onto your jimmies, I’m about to rustle them

Day 35. 161 pages, 58,131 words. I don’t know if I’ve ever actually talked about Trump, or Republicans, or US politics in any non-general way before on my blog[1]. Clearly it’s been sorely missed and the world can’t live without … Continue reading

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