Mister Piss-stream

July. Monday night. There were many people on the loose, some wasted on alcohol, others on antidepressants. I picked up a bewildered guy in the Tapiola post in southeast Espoo. Before sitting in the taxi, he went and took a high-arced piss on an illuminated commercial banner in front of me. After the golden shower,…

The female “tornado”

On a Friday evening in May at about 10pm, I got a good fare and a client from a neighborhood of private houses in southwest Espoo. I drove to a private house. I stopped on the street and waited for the client. In about a minute I saw a “tornado” getting closer to the car…

100 ways to know that you are from Estonia. Part Two

As an Estonian I have a great honour to publish this article with permission by Estonianworld. Once again my big thanks to Estonianworld team!  Please find Part One of the article in here. 51. You want truth and justice (tõde ja õigus) to rule the world. 52. You think that the combination blue-black-white is cheerful. 53. You think that Estonian women…

100 ways to know that you are from Estonia. Part One

As an Estonian I have a great honour to publish this article with Estonianworld permission. My big thanks for team Estonianworld!  Every nation has its characteristics. Some time ago, a few Tallinn-based expats compiled a tongue-in-cheek list that distinguishes Estonians. Estonian World republishes the list in a slightly modified form. You know you are from Estonian when……