Sea Life Helsinki

Whenever I come to Helsinki I do my best to stop off at two places. One is Sea Life Helsinki and the other is the zoo. If you know me even a little, you know I love aquariums and fish but have an irrational shark phobia. I really can’t get enough of looking at aquariums. Today…

Optimist + Pessimist = Realist?

I recently started thinking about optimism and pessimism after I had a re-read and re-think of my last article. I think it came across as too resentful. That wasn’t really the goal, maybe more to take a step back and have a bit of a laugh at our current “reach for the stars” mentality. I’m…

Planted Malawi Tank

If you’ve ever had Malawi fish then you’ll know that many people keep them in a hardscaped tank with few (if any) plants. A few months ago I had some spare plants so I decided to put them in with the Malawi to see how the fish would react and also how the plants would…

Bloody Stupid Dreams

I’m not really a fan of “Follow your dreams and the money will follow” inspirational-quote mentality. For one I think it implies a certain amount of namby-pambyness (just like all inspirational quotes), and two, sometimes people have bloody stupid dreams. Bloody Stupid Dreams I myself had a stupid dream about creating a nice little four-person…

Prison Finances

Curtis “Wall Street” Carroll runs a program that helps prison inmates separate their emotional decisions from their financial decisions and gives them sound financial tools for when they get out of prison. Sounds like something that would be good for everyone to learn including me! Recently I’ve been working on conquering impulse spending by taking…

The LinkedIn Android App Sucks

The LinkedIn website has always been a bit confusing but in their last update they made things a lot cleaner and simpler especially for company pages and products. I wish they’d overhaul their app though. You get notifications and after clicking the notification you get a page that looks like this: At some point it…