Rolling the letter R was a challenge

Rolling the letter ‘R’ is essential in my native language, Finnish. I was not able to correctly pronounce ‘R’ before I started primary school in September 1963. Obviously, pronouncing ‘R’ correctly had not bothered me too much before that time. Also my four years older brother pronounced ‘R’ the same way. On the first school … Continue reading Rolling the letter R was a challenge

Quite a job offer

It was Friday morning in the beginning of July in 1992. I was staying in a borrowed vacation home on a small Danish island called Bornholm together with my Danish partner and my two small children. In fact I was in between homes and jobs, meaning I was homeless, unemployed and felt miserable. However, the sun was shining … Continue reading Quite a job offer