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Madeleine Salin

Joined 5 years ago from Finland. Last activity 13 days ago.

Writing, dreaming, enjoying, working, loving and living.

 

Writing dreams, enjoying work and loving life.

 

 

 

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  • 36

    My Journey To Hub #100

    6 months ago

    I've written 100 hubs! These are some of my thoughts after reaching this milestone on HubPages.

  • 16

    Paving A New Road

    4 months ago

    Are you living your dream? Is life what you thought it would be or do you still search for something else in life? Please, follow me on my road.

  • 20

    What It Takes To Build A House or My Story Of Almost Going Crazy

    6 months ago

    To finally move into the house you want can take forever if you do everything yourself. This is my story.

  • 32

    My Freezing Fingers - A Poem

    8 months ago

    A poem about someone you've lost.

  • 20

    My Experience Of Plurilingualism In Finland

    8 months ago

    Growing up on the west coast of Finland, means that your mother tongue is Swedish like just five percent of the rest of the population in Finland. This hub is about my experience as a Finland-Swede.

  • 18

    Miranda's Mother

    4 months ago

    What is the reality? Are we living in a dream? This short story is about a mother-daughter relationship and a reflection of life.

  • 20

    Dreams, What Are They? A Poem

    9 months ago

    Sometimes dreams seem som real. Maybe they are...

  • 12

    My Helping Hand

    9 months ago

    Even if you don't see yourself as a helping person, you can have done things in life that has helped the people you've met.

  • 26

    Moon Glasses - A poem

    12 months ago

    Walking in the moonlight, you can discover many things if you take your moon glasses off.

  • 24

    Five Fun Facts About Finns

    6 months ago

    Finland is a small country in northern Europe. I thought you should know about these facts if you ever come to visit Finland.

  • 12

    Green Dots

    13 months ago

    What do you think of when you see a green dot on the screen?

  • 14

    Pie Recipe With Mixed Red Berries and Blueberries

    13 months ago

    This pie is easy to make and it only takes 30 minutes.

  • 12

    Melodies Locked Inside My Head

    7 months ago

    A poem about memories that are on repeat - just like some songs...

  • 18

    My Only Company Is Insomnia

    6 months ago

    A poem about a sleepless night...

  • 12

    The Air You Left Behind

    14 months ago

    People sometimes leave a place in a heart that were meant for them. Can that place be filled again?

  • 12

    Wide Awake In the Middle Of the Night

    14 months ago

    Sometimes your thoughts can keep you awake in the middle of the night.

  • 14

    The Body - A Poem

    14 months ago

    Sometimes we break, but a body can be stronger than we think...

  • 24

    The Hand - A Poem

    14 months ago

    Watch out where you put your hand...

  • 28

    Forest Creatures In Scandinavian Folklore

    15 months ago

    There are many creatures in Scandinavian folklore. I have met some of them in an outdoor exhibtion. I'm sure you wouldn't like to meet "Raamt".

  • 28

    Isn't This A Beautiful Life?

    6 months ago

    A poem about a beautiful life.

  • 24

    H.O.W. Albert vs. Vendela - Two 5 Year Old Children Living In Different Worlds

    14 months ago

    We live in a world where some people have more things than they need and some people only have enough things to be alive.

  • 22

    Happiness Is To Be Alive

    15 months ago

    What is happiness? It can be so many things - you'll find some of them in this poem.

  • 28

    I'm Not The One To Judge You

    15 months ago

    Just one of my thoughts in a short poem...

  • 34

    Thunder Scares Me

    15 months ago

    Thunder can be scary, but it's a part of life. Don't be afraid to love...

  • 26

    She Doesn't Know Me Anymore

    16 months ago

    A poem and a personal reflection about people with memory disorders.

  • 18

    There's A Fine Line Between the Two People

    16 months ago

    Love can still hurt after so many years... A poem.

  • 19

    The Education System In Finland - A Success

    14 months ago

    Finnish students get the best the results in reading, math and science according to PISA. What's the story behind the successful education in Finland? This article will give you an insight.

  • 12

    Kristina from Duvemåla - A Review

    18 months ago

    This is a short review of the musical "Kristina from Duvemåla" written by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus, the men behind ABBA, Chess and Mamma Mia!

  • 22

    Together We Are Flying

    18 months ago

    A poem about living with someone and never being alone.

  • 20

    And I'm Falling

    18 months ago

    A poem about falling, sleeping and dreaming.

  • 14

    This Is The Destiny

    19 months ago

    This is a poem about the cruel destiny for someone who is innocent.

  • 16

    Living Life Before It's Too Late

    6 months ago

    The purpose of life is sometimes hard to know. These are some random thought about things in life. What is important? How do we live our lives? This is about living your life before it's too late.

  • 20

    H.O.W. - Slavery Around The World

    20 months ago

    The same day I published my first H.O.W. hub, I had one of my friends sharing a link to a video on Facebook. It said ”Please use 19 minutes of your comfortable life to learn more about people in the world. All of...

  • 20

    H.O.W. The World Turned Into Nothing

    20 months ago

    This is a poem about the world disappearing in front of us without us doing anything. We should start acting to make this world a better place. We can do it by spreading the word about the movement H.O.W.

  • 26

    Behind The Doors

    15 months ago

    This is a poem about love that lasts for a lifetime, but sometimes life gets in the way of the true love.

  • 22

    H.O.W. To Sponsor A Child

    15 months ago

    This hub is about how you can help a child in poverty. I started year 2013 by paying $25 to Children International and a my new sponsor child Albert. H.O.W. are you going to help someone?

  • 22

    H.O.W. Is the Question and H.O.W. Is the Answer

    18 months ago

    This is my first hub about H.O.W. I have written about my reactions when I forst heard of H.O.W. It's about my family and what's important in life, and also about what we can do to help people in need.

  • 34

    It Was billybuc, I'm Sure

    23 months ago

    My first attempt to write a limerick about a strange dream I had about billybuc.

  • 14

    Lions, Friends And Enemies

    20 months ago

    I was inspired to write this poem after reading a hub about a poet.

  • 48

    Three Recipes With Lingonberries – Jam, Porridge And Cake

    20 months ago

    What do you do with the berries you pick? Here are some tips and easy recipes if you don't know what to do with your lingonberries. You can use other berries too for these three recipes.

  • 22

    Smoky Room

    2 years ago

    A poem about thoughts during a walk ...

  • 28

    Goals In Life

    2 years ago

    Finding an inner peace is not easy. Sometimes you need to go through many things in life to realize what life is all about. Some people really have to learn the hard way. Some are lucky to know from the start what they...

  • 36

    My Pretty Little Baby Cat

    2 years ago

    A poem about the destiny of a kitten.

  • 17

    When Julia Met Björn

    2 years ago

    One Firday night Julia met Björn. Would they ever meet again? This is a fictional short story based on a true story about making decisions in life.

  • 16

    A Concert With Tomas Ledin - Bruce Springsteen Of Sweden

    2 years ago

    This hub is about a big Swedish music artist singing in a small Finnish town. The feeling of being there and being a part of all this energy was amazing. The singer's name is Tomas Ledin and he is Bruce Springsteen of...

  • 40

    Hold Her, Comfort her

    12 months ago

    This hub is written to show my support for Bill. It's about the injustice in the world. We can all do something about it.

  • 19

    Take care! I Will Be Back

    23 months ago

    A poem about the cold winter in the middle of the summer.

  • 33

    I Should Never Have Left You

    23 months ago

    A poem about a break up you never will forget or understand.

  • 44

    This Secret Is Safe In My Heart

    23 months ago

    A poem about a secret

  • 42

    Nordic Walking - Experiencing The Nature In Finland

    14 months ago

    This is a personal experience about a walk I took one night. It's about nature, garbage, moose, a car accident, berries, Finnish summer and Nordic walking. These subjects are all mixed together in one hub.

  • 94

    50 Hubs And 50 Hubbers

    13 days ago

    I have reached the milestone of writing 50 hubs. I'm now heading for hub #100. I hope you're going to join me on my journey. I feel the support from many of you hubbers out there. In these hub there are 50 great people...

  • 28

    The Taste Of Yesterday

    2 years ago

    A poem about a person who once was a part of your life and isn't anymore. Does he still remember you? It's about how things change as time passes by and the memories that remain.

  • 49

    Stop For A While

    23 months ago

    I wish we all could stop for a while

  • 41

    One Of Those Moments

    2 years ago

    "Today I had one of those moments again" ... This is a poem about a lost love.

  • 10

    Meeting A Friend - Part 3

    23 months ago

    A vanilla tea friendship Was what she needed The two of them together Sometimes with another women Who was their friend too

  • 10

    Meeting A Friend - Part 2

    7 months ago

    The taste of vanilla tea Brings back memories Of a dear friend From the past

  • 16

    Meeting A Friend - Part 1

    2 years ago

    Two young people From two different countries Speaking the same language ...

  • 36

    Finnish Music

    3 months ago

    When it comes to pop music, Finnish singers are nowhere to be found in the world except in Finland. Even though Finland may not seem like a musical country to the rest of the world, the country has many singers and...

  • 16

    Moomins, Who Are They? – Characters In Moominvalley

    2 years ago

    The Moomin family consists of Moominpappa who always wears his black hat and loves the sea, Moominmamma who always wears her red apron and doesn't go anywhere without her purse and Moomintroll who is their son. The...

  • 16

    Looking At A Wonderful View

    2 years ago

    On an April's day she was born. She was the fourth and youngest child in her family. The little girl was shy. The shy girl decided not to be shy any more.

  • 26

    Together We Never Fail

    2 years ago

    Together we never fail our souls are becoming one This is not a fairy tale It is something we have done

  • 42

    A Family

    2 years ago

    The small red house of theirs Was filled to the borders And a lack of food and clothes Was a part of their lives

  • 56

    Making A Mango Cheesecake - Step By Step

    14 months ago

    If you like cheesecakes, you should try this mango cheesecake I made for me and my friends. It's very easy to do. You don't even need an oven. I made this mango cheesecake for a special event.

  • 22

    As I ...

    2 years ago

    He is a man with a messed up brain I think of him right now As I turn on my computer As I read the on-line news As I close my eyes

  • 20

    I Left

    2 years ago

    How could I have known that I would miss my family my friends my love that much that I thought I would die

  • 24

    All You Need To Know About Strokes - Symptoms, Prevention And Treatment

    14 months ago

    Strokes are common around people among us. Anyone can get a stroke any time. I don't want to scare you, but it could even be you getting a stroke next time. After a stroke; If acting fast and getting help in time, the...

  • 38

    Do You Feel It Too?

    23 months ago

    Do you feel it too as you lay beside her instead of me now that I'm gone and she's your love?

  • 30

    Before The Morning Light

    2 years ago

    Somewhere in the south they could hear people shout For the fear of their lives as guns were shot around them

  • 20

    My Beautiful Cat Girl

    2 years ago

    For a little while we can be together in the silence My beautiful cat girl and me

  • 19

    She Was Not Named Carolina

    23 months ago

    At this point Madeleine also realized that now it was too late to change her name to Carolina. That was the name her parents first had decided for Madeleine. "Carolina, Carolina ..." As she said the name out...

  • 20

    Blue Sky And Blue Feelings

    2 years ago

    The wind whispers to me Go back to sleep now And I will wake you up again When the sky has turned blue

  • 6

    From Snooze To Work And The Chaos In Between

    2 years ago

    As a working parent it isn't always easy to get things started early in the mornings, when everybody in the family is tired. I usually stay up late and sleep late in the mornings, if I'm not working the day after....

  • 22

    10 Things To Do Indoors When It's Freezing Outside

    3 months ago

    What are you doing when the weather outside is getting too cold? When you can spend just five minutes outside and feel that you can't stand it anymore becuase of the freezing temperature, it's time to go inside, stay...

  • 6

    Surrounded By Beauty In Interlaken

    2 years ago

    Surrounded by beauty A calmness inside Thoughts wander around Nature's beauty relaxes me Gives me memories That last for a lifetime

  • 26

    Today Is The First Day Of My New Life

    2 years ago

    I knew this was coming Today was a turning point in my life I read the words I searched for evidence Yes, I was right this time For a while I had a really bad feeling ...

  • 27

    Life Without Music Is Not An Option

    6 months ago

    Sometimes I wonder what life would be like without music. I don't sing or play any instruments myself, but I listen to music every day. I just love YouTube, where you can find almost any kind of music you like....

  • 10

    Swedish Musicians In "Så Mycket Bättre" Is A Great Concept

    14 months ago

    E-Type, Timbuktu, Mikeal Wiehe, Lena Ph, Tomas Ledin and Laleh. To see these musicians singing each other's songs and singing together in the tv series ”Så mycket bättre” during the last fall has...

  • 4

    One Weekend In Vienna - Travelling With Children

    2 years ago

    The Vienna Giant Ferris Wheel (Das Wiener Riesenrad) was one of the things that my children wanted to try in the Prater amusement park in Vienna. Most of the time I was scared to death sitting in an old tree box 210...

  • 6

    To Be Professional When You Are Working

    2 years ago

    My work is to help people in their own homes. I really like my job. The hard thing is to be professional.

  • 31

    Relax and Feel

    12 months ago

    Relax and feel Slowly breathe in Let the air fill your lungs Feel the blood in your veins

  • 1

    Swedish Idols 2011

    3 months ago

    Many stars have been born thanks the the Idol program. I'm impressed by how talented these young people are. I'd like to share a bit of the Swedish idols performances this year. There are now six idols left. One will be...

  • 2

    Celebrating Halloween Is All About Money

    14 months ago

    To celebrate Halloween is a quite new tradition in my country. Many christians think Halloween is bad. On the other hand, I am very open minded to new things. Whatever your opinion is, it's all about the money anyway.

  • 15

    From A to Z - Random Things On My Mind

    2 years ago

    This hub is about random things on my mind at the moment - from A to Z.

  • 7

    Forever Thankful

    23 months ago

    Finland is a real welfare state. I will be forever thankful for the life I have and all the benefits there is in life.

  • 5

    Thumbs Up For Your Hubs

    2 years ago

    It's nice to show your hubs to people on other sites to get some opinions. I found a great site a couple of years ago, where you can browse other members' sites and get feedback on your own site(s).

  • 34

    Mamma Mia! Who Is ABBA?

    2 years ago

    ABBA was a Swedish band that sold millions of records worldwide in the 1970's and 1980's. There's a musical and a movie named Mamma Mia! that are based on the ABBA music.

  • 15

    And Now It's All Too Late

    2 years ago

    The day was warm and beautiful The sun was shining down on me You are still in my thoughts I am still in your thoughts

  • 18

    Not Knowing What To Search For In Life

    2 years ago

    It's hard to know what to do with your life if you've never known from the start what you wanted to do. I've studied different subjects at a university and I've had many different jobs. I'm still not sure what to do...

  • 18

    Time Is Life

    2 years ago

    The only time we have is now. The only life we have is now. Time is life.

  • 20

    Children's Books by Astrid Lindgren

    15 months ago

    The Swedish Author Astrid Lindgren has written many great children's books. Many of the books have been translated into different languages. Some of the books have been filmatised and the tv series are still being shown...

  • 14

    The Massacre In Norway 2011 - How Could It Happen?

    14 months ago

    It shouldn't be possible to plan a massacre like the one that happened in Norway 22nd July 2011. Over 70 people were killed by Anders Behring Breivik. Oslo won't be remembered as a very peacfeul city anymore. It will be...

  • 8

    How To Make A Memory For Life

    23 months ago

    You can always make a memory by choosing what to do with your life. At the age of 19, I chose to move from Finland to Switzerland. I made some great memories during my time there. You always have options in your life.

  • 4

    Visit Stockholm - The Beautiful Capital of Sweden

    7 months ago

    Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, is a real beauty. If you go there, make sure you visit the Old Town. If you want to discover Stockholm you can go on a sight seeing. There's various numbers of tours to choose from.

  • 14

    Join The Zumba Party!

    2 years ago

    Zumba was created from a "happy accident". The man behind Zumba is Alberto "Beto" Perez. Nowadays there a different types of Zumba classes and you can also buy Zumba clothes and accessories.

  • 4

    Earning Money On-line - My Experience

    2 years ago

    It isn't easy to make money on the Internet. Make sure you concentrate on one thing. It's impossible to put time and money on many different Internet businesses. Quality is more important than quantity.

  • 17

    ZUMBA - My Experience

    2 years ago

    I have tried different kinds of work out during my life. Nothing has caught my attention and interest as much as Zumba Fitness®. I think zumba is for everyone, who want to have fun, sweat a little and feel good.

  • 30

    Home Is Where The Heart Is - This Is My Home

    2 years ago

    I have lived in three different countries during my life. The most important thing for me now is to be with my family. The home is where the heart is - even if it's a garage for a little while.

  • 4

    Swedish In Finland

    6 months ago

    Finland has two official languages. They are Finnish and Swedish and only 5,5 percent of the population speak Swedish. I'm one of them.

  • 2

    Buying The Right Car

    2 years ago

    It isn't always easy to buy the right car. The most important thing is that you choose a car that suits you and your family. Car prices can vary depending on where you live. In Finland the cars are expensive due to the...

  • 8

    My Cats Are From Egypt

    2 years ago

    The cat originally comes from Egypt. Now there are approximately 40 different breeds of domestic cats. My cats Tussan and Tyson are two crazy cats, and Tyson is without doubt the boss.

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