Finnish kids from Helsinki International School are being taught public speaking skills by founder of Public Speaking Pro.
Very Finnish Problems author Joel Willans in conversation with BBC World Service journalist Erika Benke on her recent coverage of Finland.
Very Finnish Problems author Joel Willans in conversation with Emmi Berlin from sustainable wood pulp textile innovator Spinnova.
After five movies, an animated series, and a Bollywood remake (we’ve all seen that, right?) it’s safe to say […]
Prim and proper British politician, Jacob Rees-Mogg has annoyed and amused the British public with his chillaxed demeanor. In a parliamentary debate, the “honourable gentlemen from the 18th century” was told to “stop slouching” by members of the opposition. But the grilling was cranked up to the max once the online community got wind of Mogg’s bizarre slouch.
Despite its comparatively tiny size, the immigrant community has a long and proud history contributing to Finnish society, including founding some of the country's most iconic companies.
Despite its vast size, much of Finland is very similar. Drive from Helsinki to Lapland and for the entire 15 hours, you're likely to see much the same scenery, forests and lakes. However, there are some wonderful ways that parts of Finland are very different from each other. To see for yourself check out these wonderful maps, courtesy of Reddit.
It's well documented how much the British right-wing press has dedicated itself to scaremongering and anti-EU propaganda in the last 45 years. What is less well known is the sheer scale of this endless stream of lies...until now
The work of Helsinki-based illustrator and photographer Vesa Lehtimäki brings the world of Star Wars to life right here in Helsinki.
Very Finnish Problems creator Joel Willans chats with Joe Konderla, writer at the Finniot, a blog on adjusting to Finnish quirks.
It looks increasingly likely that Boris Johnson will waltz into 10 Downing street thanks to the votes of 300 odd MPS and mere 160 000 Conservative members with an average age of 55. Needless to say, many people have questioned the democratic legitimacy of this, not least Boris Johnson himself.
True to the spirit of their nation, the people of the UK are fighting against tyranny by using the most effective weapon known to man; subtle and hilarious British humour.