My (for real) talking pause

  I lost my voice. Literally. Due to several days of cold and coughing. Unlike my reading pause, my talking pause has not been voluntary. I have had to cancel meetings and focus on healing my voice for teaching. Yet, not talking has been inspiring. First of all, I have suddenly all this unplanned extra … Continue reading My (for real) talking pause

Hitch-hiking for avocados

I spotted this spring’s first hitchhiker. I have hitch-hiked only once: I spent one New Year’s Eve at my friend’s childhood home in the middle of the Finnish countryside. Her parents had left for someplace else and we had the whole house for ourselves. As all of us were students, we had a limited budget … Continue reading Hitch-hiking for avocados