Month: December 2015

Fat book shaming and literary thigh gaps

There are millions of people around the world who are making New Year’s resolutions to lose weight. Almost all of them will fail. I had a long relationship with someone who was overweight. I got to see the process first

Finland’s national New Year’s Resolutions 2016

People around the world are making their resolutions for the coming year, yet I believe this annual goal-setting could be taken further and be applied to entire countries. For a number of years I have published my suggested resolutions for

Opponents of refugees to Finland should remember history

About 30,000-35,000 people will file for asylum in Finland during 2015. Many Finns aren’t happy about it. Common complaints are that the refugees are slow to integrate, cause crime to increase and are expensive to maintain. This is generally true,