How To: Work From Home, Be Productive and Stay Sane

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I just spent a few minutes looking through my draft posts for inspiration to restart blogging. I came across the oldest draft in my queue, dated November 11, 2009. The post read as follows: I’ve worked from home for 6 of the past 8 years in a variety of workspaces. Initially I worked in my… Continue reading How To: Work From Home, Be Productive and Stay Sane

One Night In Finland. Or Is Europe Obsessed with Latin America?

During my stay in pre-COVID Finland in Feburary I participated in far to many nights of cycle-based pub crawling for a man of my vintage. One night we checked out a local pub called Ravintola House (Restaurant House?) a minutes from our place Pateniemi. We arrived early for a midnight performance of Kulmakunnan Kutkuttajat. As… Continue reading One Night In Finland. Or Is Europe Obsessed with Latin America?

What I Learned About Cycling Infrastructure in Finland

I sometime describe myself as “an aspiring cyclist.” I enjoy cycling a lot and recognize all its environmental and health benefits, but unfortunately like most Canadian parents my day-to-day is not very conducive to a cycling-based lifestyle. In Winnipeg, as is the case in most North American cities, the built environment abandoned the bicycle sometime… Continue reading What I Learned About Cycling Infrastructure in Finland