May there be peace
I knew that the issue I chose to write last night was a painful one. But in my opinion the good thing was, that we all came to a same conclusion: A war is the most destructed act on earth.
I also noticed that there are so many similarities with all the nations and that everyone at end must want peace. At least I believe that we, human beings, have learned something from the horrors of the world.
Mikhail; I am unable to answer your question as I don’t know the history in such a detail, but you may find the answers in history books, maybe even Wikipedia.
I am not keen at all to continue talking about the war, it frightens me to think that people with all the knowledge and wisdom would still want to harm each other. The reason why I wrote about it in the first place was to open a little bit of the Finnish history to you. After all, our history partly forms us.
Sorry that I didn´t make myself clear when I was talking about my father. What I meant to tell is that my father is coping and living on his own (by himself). He can make his own meals and even do his own laundry. Luckily one of my sisters lives near by and offers father a dinner at the weekends.
Cleaning help he needs, but that is very difficult to come by, although we are supposed to have good services for elderly and particularly for war veterans, who are leaving us by numbers all time due an old age.
Few more words about Finland: We have been a full member of European Union (since 1995). Although we are a small nation, Finland is a major operator in the manufacture of pulp and paper products and one can say that Finns are world leaders in the construction of paper machinery, and I must not forget to remind you of Nokia again, the company being an amazing global story.
And one more thing; Finland is a country of thousands of lakes and islands; 187,888 lakes (larger than 500 m²) and 179,584 islands to be precise.
Rachel: I will do my home work tomorrow, I already been through it, but I think it deserves a different Blog (not with this unhappy war issue).
On a happier note, I want to share a nice picture of Katri and Touho with you again. The energy is there, right!
So my next Blog is my homework, I will also tell why about 600 charter flights from Britain land to Finnish Lapland in December.
Maybe you want to tell what do you do for a living?
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