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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

Twitter

  • 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