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My Love Affair with Weather

By on 16/09/2022

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 moved to Finland in my early 20’s I noticed something strange – everyone talked about the weather but it wasn’t driven by a need to […]

What is Perfection? A method to find the Best climate in Australia

By on 14/09/2022

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 where I grew up. If I could live anywhere in the country where would it be? Hmm, sounds like a nice little research project, let’s […]

Where is the best Climate in Australia

By on 03/09/2022

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. For those of you that just want a fast answer, it is Rockhampton in Queensland. Who would have thought… It’s the beef capital of Australia, […]

What is the Perfect Indoor Temperature

By on 01/09/2022

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 temperature of 23°C in the winter. People usually like it a little bit cooler (20°C) in the summer. For sleeping the recommendation is between 15°C […]

The science behind how your body cools itself

By on 31/08/2022

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 step back to understand the science of how our body cools itself so we understand why certain climates might be less ideal. In order to […]