Surveys in Britain and the U.S. show that people are no happier now than in the 1950s - despite massive economic growth. It's one of the reasons Phil and I have embarked on the Road to Happiness, to … [Read more...] about Why Manchester’s Happiness Cafe is so important
Saint Petersburg, Russia – Thursday 22nd to Monday 26th June Saint Petersburg is a city of many facets; and one very obviously changing and developing. It typifies a Russia trying to maintain a … [Read more...] about Week Fifteen Roundup: From Russia With Love
Turku, Finland – Friday 16th June to Monday 19th June We had been toying with the idea of making a trip up to the Arctic to experience the midnight sun. However, we’d been lucky enough to experience … [Read more...] about Week Fourteen Roundup: Leaving the EU, via Turku
Mantereen Tila, Finland - Saturday 10th to Friday 16th June When we were accepted by a WWOOF host in Finland we were over the moon. Then a couple of days later our host told us that they were having … [Read more...] about Week Thirteen Roundup: The Sauna Party!
Helsinki, Finland - Tuesday 6th to Saturday 10th June We whiled away our last few days in Tallinn with a mixture of working, walks and reading. One thing we hadn't sorted out was what we were going … [Read more...] about Week Twelve Roundup: Having a blast in Helsinki