Russia is in the news a lot lately with the terrible events in Ukraine, and I have begun to wonder if I'm obsessed with the country. A Child of the Cold War When I was growing up in Finland during the Cold War, I was taught to be afraid of the Big Russian Bear next door. We had to be careful … [Read more...]
I’ve won an Alice Award!
I am absolutely thrilled and amazed that the lovely people at Displaced Nation have given The Red King of Helsinki an Alice Award! Here is what the Alice Award is all about: What's An Alice Award? Displaced Dispatch presents an “Alice Award” to a writer who we think has a … [Read more...]