flickering thoughts

A loose diary of what has been happening lately with my life.

Wandering around Finland and music experiences

There are times like this one, when I wonder why exactly I’m keeping a public blog, especially when I don’t really know what to type about. There is no particular passion I’d like to write about at the moment or need to spill out my opinions or views of today’s topics and issues. Nope, I … [ read more » ]

Running man

This month, I ran over 24 kilometers, the first time in 20 months. I don’t know exactly how it took me so long to get that amount of kilometers again going, but better late than never. And I need these runs as I haven’t been in such a good physical shape lately (because I haven’t … [ read more » ]

Three months into 2017

Haven’t been writing here for a long time. The dead of winter and other stuff has prevented me from doing any of that. Then again, not much to write about either. It has been a rather uninspiring and static winter in other words. Or maybe I just got stunned by the US election so badly … [ read more » ]

To Lisbon and back again

So I was at the Web Summit in Lisbon a week ago. It was packed with people (around 50,000 attendees), there were lots of stages with speakers and plenty of stands too. It was nice to see what a major international tech conference looks and feels like, but honestly speaking it didn’t make me a … [ read more » ]

Going places

A different scenery during work. Beats staring at a computer screen.

Let’s blog. Turn on your laptop and write the news. In order to fight apathy I’ve been quite active lately. I went canoeing for the first time in Helsinki and went to see two theatre performances (Sumu and Noitavaino). On top of that I went to listen to some classical music again twice (because I … [ read more » ]

Sound and vision (plus a swamp)

Been a bit active lately. First, there was the Love and Anarchy international film festival. I watched ten movies, of which only one was crap, most were okay and then there were a few better ones. The movie I looked forward to the most was Samurai Rauni Reposaarelainen, mainly because it was directed by multitalent … [ read more » ]