Temporary Move

One advantage to working in a company that is part of a larger conglomerate is that opportunities will often present themselves for a change of scenery.  And that’s exactly what has happened in the last couple of weeks for me. As some of you know, I work in Espoo (the town immediately west of Helsinki) … Continue reading

Coincidentally speaking

I watched this rather interesting video yesterday about big numbers – and it got me thinking.  I encourage you to watch it, but if your time is limited then I’ll give you the low-down on the most interesting point.  The clever chap being interviewed explains that if you were to take the ratio of the strengths of the … Continue reading

C’mon Winter, do your worst

C’mon Winter, do your worst

Yeah, that’s right winter, I’m talking to you.  Summer seems to be well on its way out, and it won’t be long until it’s your time to shine.  This year I want some proper snow, I want the chance for skiing, skating and sledging for longer than the frustrating 2 week window you gave me … Continue reading

Freshly Baked Pups

Freshly Baked Pups

Kata and I have a friend whose family breed Miniature Schnauzers, and as I have a bit of a soft spot for them they kindly allowed us to go over and check out their new puppies that arrived a couple of weeks ago. Some work needs to be done to get Kata around to the … Continue reading