The Year of the Hare by Arto Paasilinna is my book from Finland for the Read The World challenge. It makes something of a change: it’s short (130 pages!) and rather light. Most of the books I’ve read for this exercise have been rather serious novels about post-colonialism, dictatorship, the collapse of traditional cultures, civil […]
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Deep in the forests of Finland where humans rarely go are sometimes found unusual tracks curving across the snow; they’re rather like those of the stoat but each is twelve inches by nine And often nearby there’s a tuft of blue hair caught in the bark of a pine. If you spend a few years […]
Flickr set of the week is Women’s bathroom graffiti in Helsinki by arabella.