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By on 02/12/2017

Surprises of my 40’s

Below are 11 things that surprised me in my 40's for one reason or another. Some of them are a bit depressing so I apologise for that now. I find ...
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My Love Affair with Weather

Growing up in Australia I did not care much about the weather. Unless you lived in Canberra, Melbourne or Hobart the weather was lovely most of the time. When I ...
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What is Perfection? A method to find the Best climate in Australia

Almost 20 years in Finland has taught me there have to be nicer climates to live in. As the cold creeps in here in Helsinki my mind turn to Australia ...
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Rockhampton has the best Climate in Australia

Everyone's opinion of perfection is a bit different but we won't let that get in the way of our quest to find which part of Australia has the best weather ...
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What is the Perfect Indoor Temperature

Science tells us that people are most comfortable with an indoor temperature range from 20°C - 24°C. In Finland where I live, most houses are set to maintain and indoor ...
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The science behind how your body cools itself

In our latest series of articles we have been looking at ideal temperatures in an effort to understand what the perfect climate might be. It is worth though taking a ...
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The Peculiarities of Finnish Culture

Below are some observations that I have made on Finnish culture after living with Finns for close to 2 decades. Weirdly some of the characteristics I have adopted for myself ...
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10 Things to Love about Finland

Finland has continuously scored well as one of the best places to live in the world and there are some very good reasons why. Straight up I confess the weather ...
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10 Things to Hate about Finland

With all the great publicity Finland has been getting as being the greatest place to live on earth I felt obliged to tell the other side of the story. Some ...
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10 Most Beautiful Nature Areas in Finland

Having lived in Finland for almost 2 decades, I have been privileged to see the best that Finland has to offer. I have put together this list of 10 places ...
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