My alarm is beeping. It beeps with the same accent, and conveys the same message here in Asia as back in Finland. Its message is not a question with rising intonation, but a plain command in the imperative form. I … Continued
You never decide in the morning that today I’ll be shedding tears in front of nearly 300 passengers but still that might happen. And it did when I met Eeva-Liisa Paynter (nee Taipale) from Adelaide, Australia, on Finnair flight AY70 … Continued
The Finnish crewmembers serving you on board have a heritage stemming from a strong and unique people. You may not know much about us, but there a few characteristics of our culture that are fairly well known even outside Finland. … Continued
If I were now to write an essay entitled “My Finland”, it would be a eulogy with no end. No “Oops!”. In this essay, I would tell about my fellow Finns.