Helsinki rocks!

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   Hietaniemi beach in Helsinki

Sitting cheekily on a rock at a safe distance from waves eager to play tricks on me. Splash! Splash! Splash! My shoes and trousers wet, wetter, the wettest.

Such impudence!

I was taught humility by English. University diplomas at the English Department, working with natives, being mistaken for British, completing advanced Supermemo, studying technical English, passing tests for a British interpreting company.

English  m o c k s  me! Whatever I have learnt has to be continuously repeated, revised, practiced – I may have climbed many hills yet there is still a mountain to climb. English taught me humility. Today the Baltic Sea taught me the same lesson and splashed me all over for my impudence.


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