The Finland Chapter

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Throwback: A Baby And A Box

I had the chance – when I was on exchange in Helsinki, Finland last year – to interview a Finnish couple about the country’s maternity package, given to expectant and adoptive couples. Besides looking through the items in the package, I spoke to mother-to-be Heidi Laine and her common-law husband Mika Tuuri about the neuvola healthcare system in Finland. Continue reading

Throwback: Five Months In Finland

Given what has transpired in the past week news and commentaries not about The Man are hard to come by in Singapore, so here’s a collection of eight articles from my five months in Finland last year. Continue reading

Visit Copenhagen

Planning visits to the Danish city of Copenhagen? Here are some recommendations. Continue reading


  • RT @skinnylatte: This. And for everyone on a work visa as well. 2 hours ago
  • RT @mattmikalatos: - 24% of abortion patients identified as Catholic - 17% mainline Protestant - 13% as evangelical Protestant Which is on… 2 hours ago
  • RT @ariannahuff: So, to sum up the Supreme Court’s week: life begins at conception and ends in a mass shooting. 2 hours ago
  • RT @realtonyalonso: Out of 176 Catholic dioceses in the US, *5* offer paid 12 week maternity leave. Less than 40 offer *any length at all*… 2 hours ago
  • RT @__equality9: Thinking about how churches in Singapore are going to be celebrating the anti-abortion ruling in America on Sunday - and h… 20 hours ago