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3 Things to Tackle Before you go Back to School

Whether you’re getting ready for your freshman year of college, or you’re heading back for your senior year, the time is ticking to get prepared! It’s August, which means there are only a few weeks until the new school year starts. Are you ready? Make sure you work on these three things before the start of school: Continue reading “3 Things to Tackle Before you go Back to School”

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Peace

Towards a More Peaceful World

In my own words as a speaker at Hiroshima memorial night held in Närpes, Finland: 

“In your own small way, be the change you want to see in the world. Make the world a peaceful and a happier place for all.”

Candles lit in memorial of victims of Hiroshima bomb attack.

Yes, go ahead and change the world!

Summer

Four Unforgettable Ways to Celebrate Midsummer

It’s Midsummer again and in Finland like in other Nordic countries, the celebration is in full force. Continue reading “Four Unforgettable Ways to Celebrate Midsummer”

Travel

A Rare Trip to the Finnish President’s Summer House

And so I had an opportunity to visit the official summer house of the Finnish president last Saturday.  The visit is memorable as well as fascinating.  Continue reading “A Rare Trip to the Finnish President’s Summer House”

Africa

In Memory of Biafra

With the recent call of northern youths to Igbos living in the North to vacate and return to the east, I cannot help but remember the sad history of the Biafran war and the wanton loss of lives and properties which followed. As everyone knows, the Biafrans lost the war to Nigeria. Continue reading “In Memory of Biafra”