Regards from Polar Arctic Circle!
Hi all of you!
I am very delighted to have an opportunity to learn English by writing a blog. To learn something properly is a thing which does seem to become ready never. I introduce myself first.
I am 46 years old family woman from Rovaniemi located Northern Finland. Finland belongs to Scandinavia and is a neighbor to Russian, Sweden, Norway and Estonia. My family consist husband and three children which are 16, 16 (twins) and 5 years old. We live in the detached house. It locates in a small village 45 km away from the Rovaniemi town in the rural area.
I feel at this moment that I am an eternal student. I have graduated from the different kind of vocational schools many times. Most of them have involved in a way or another to the rural industries. I thought that graduating from Rovaniemi University of Applied Sciences and becoming the Bachelor of Agrologic sciences in Rural Industries would be the end of studies. But I was wrong. I didn’t get suitable work or I didn’t get work at all. So I applied again to study and this time to two different Universities which locate here in North Rovaniemi and Oulu. In Rovaniemi University of Applied Sciences I intend to graduate the degree of Hospitality management and Tourism before the end of 2010. In Oulu University of Applied Sciences has a school of Vocational Teacher Education. I will become a vocational teacher at the end of this year. So you may wonder, why do I all of this. Is there any sense to use all of this time for studying? Sometimes I wonder it by myself too. I am not alone to do this and I tell you an example. I applied a job for the summer season. I found one which was very interesting and my working experiment and education would fix perfectly, I thought. It was two and half Months job and working time was part time (50%). When I got the reply from the employee I was shocked. The person, who was elected to do that job, had two degrees from University of Applied Sciences. So it means she had at least seven years studies behind and got a part time job for two and half months. It roused thousands thoughts in my mind. Lifelong learning and life wide learning, and is it really worth of spending time. During this month having this blog here I will tell you everything about studying, having work, having family, be a part of competition of better life and of course what it is to live here in North. Hope to see you soon.
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