Pride month – a human rights movement or a commercial pretext?

I feel that Pride month is more visible than ever in the streets of Helsinki this year. There are flags and colors everywhere, and even companies and organizations that I wouldn't have expected to take a stand on the question have for example colored their logos again for the occasion or shared about LGBTQ+ rights [...]

The non-native native

The non-native native

I like to speak French with strangers. They don’t know I’m not French, and I love it. When I was in secondary school in France, I was just a normal French kid, and apart from my unusual name that could have given it away, most of my classmates didn’t even know I wasn’t from here [...]

Bittersweet January

Bittersweet January

Already one month of 2019 behind us. Time really does fly, when you stay busy. The year started in a melancholic way for me. A lot of memories associated to winter have been resurfacing and I have been missing home quite a lot. Even if family and friends have visited me, being far away is [...]

2018 in numbers

2018 in numbers

20 Flights 71 Hours on the plane 10 Countries 97 Days abroad 63 ECTS credits 5 Different jobs 4 Different homes Countless memories and smiles, and a few tears as well Needless to say, this year has been really productive for me in many ways. In terms of studies, I have handed out my bachelor's [...]