No one wins if Russia’s economy falls apart. Its trading partners — countries and businesses — are watching with concern as Russia scrambles to tackle a deepening economic crisis, sparked by plunging oil prices and punishing international sanctions. The ruble has been in free fall and is already hurting earnings at global companies with operations … More No one wins if Russia’s economy falls apart.
Santa Found Partying in Finland I did a post several weeks ago about the whereabouts of Santa’s real residence with the promise of doing an investigation of his possible outsourcing of manufacturing gifts to China and other countries. It was very curious since finding his real residence was a very tedious job. It seems that … More Did Santa shoot and eat all the reindeer and fire all the elves? – A follow up on Santa’s whereabouts
This question needed some answers since in a earlier post both Canada and Russia seem to lay claim to the physical address of Santa. But something very curious happened as I began to investigate this man’s whereabouts. See it seems that he has multiple residences and even has his own village in Finland, now I … More So where does Santa Claus live anyway?
Here’s a article I found that tells me who’s getting a box of rocks for Christmas. I really hope that the politicians were just having a fun play on words, it’s hard to believe these men are serious. Article from the The Telegraph: Russia responded to Canadian moves at the North Pole and surrounding waters, … More Don’t mess with Santa – Or who’s getting a box of rocks for Christmas
Taiga, also known as the boreal forest, is a biome characterized by coniferous forests. Taiga is the world’s largest terrestrial biome and covers huge portions of the Earth, predominantly in Canada, Alaska, most of Sweden, Finland, northern Norway, Mongolia, Japan and Siberia. For centuries, the taiga has been a hotspot for Sasquatch and Yeti sightings. … More Brown Bear vs Yeti – Russian Fairytale or Reality?
The remarkable footage and pictures of this rescue show the act of kindness by the people on board a helicopter. They happened to be flying over the Siberian taiga in Khanty-Mansiisk region when the moose was spotted. They recognized that the moose was trapped after falling through the ice and upon taking a closer look … More From Russia with Love – Amazing Act of Kindness
Life in Ghana Hi, I was born in 1946. At present I am an innkeeper. In a former lifetime I was a school teacher and administrator. I am married to a Ghanaian. We have two wonderful kids, one here in Ghana and the other in Canada. As a young man I spent ten years in … More Mirror Reflections – Ghana & Russia
A 12-year-old boy who filmed the ‘clearest evidence’ so far of the Yeti in Siberia spoke for the first time of how he came face to face with the Yeti. He spoke with absolute conviction that what he saw was the elusive beast of which many say is of myth or folklore. Yevgeny (Zhenya) Anisimov’s … More Siberian Boy finds clear evidence of “Yeti”
Life In Finland Originally started as observations about various curiosities about living in Finland in comparison to my native Canada (northern Ontario), Life in Finland touches on the humourous, the political, the maddening, the strange and so on. I hope to bring you interesting tidbits on life in Finland. It’s always a learning process and it’s been fun … More Mirror Reflections – Finland & Russia
This picture was taken in mountains of the Altai Republic This picture was taken in the Canadian Rockies. I was amazed, two very different parts of the world and so very similar. Both absolutely beautiful.