Finland at the Exposition Universelle of 1900

Today, the 12th of November in 1900, was the last day when l'Exposition universelle de 1900, or as the event was known in English, 1900 Paris Exposition, was open. It had been opened since mid April. I will concentrate here only on the Finnish Pavilion. This was not the first time when Finland participated in... Continue Reading →

Cambridge Museum of Technology – My Visit in Photos

I visited the Cambridge Museum of Technology on 30 October 2019 after a month of re-opening the museum. So my timing was perfect. I spent there for four hours seeing most of the site and photographing and studying the history of the Old Sewage Pumping Station and the industrial history of Cambridge. This post is... Continue Reading →

Me and Charles Dickens

The world famous novelist, investigative journalist and one of the greatest charitable fundraiser and campaigner for social reforms in Great Britain, Charles Dickens, died of stroke 150 years ago, on 9 June 1870. Somehow I was feeling I cannot ignore the anniversary, even though my relationship with Mr. Dickens is very thin. Well, almost negligible.... Continue Reading →

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