Innovation? It’s a “clear case of the emperors new clothes!”

In the modern economically developed world many processes and ways to act are standardized.  A standardized school education, such as specific school subjects that have been defined during more than hundred years ago up to university studies that may vary, however certain focus areas are given. Based on what was  needed in the last century…

A “close to earth” function in a tribal village in India

It is always amazing to learn about different cultures, how people behave and how they stay together and celebrate in special events. I had several times a chance to take part and to enjoy ceremonies and local functions during my travels in India.  Sometimes I wonder how these people would think and feel about village…

Dreams in life – talking to a shop assistant in Mangalore, #India 

Early in the morning,  a few days back in Mangalore/India I passed at a shoe shop. One of those branded shoe shops that you can find in every and each big mall in the cities. Inside five, six shoe assistants were preparing for the day. Unpacking new shoe arrivals, cleaning, starting the work. Very smart,…

So happy to meet my graphic designer girls from Mangalore 

Just a year ago I met them for the first time. The girls come from a difficult family background, partly they have grown up in the orphanage in Mangalore. Every morning they come and take graphic design classes, offered by a few volunteers under the guidance of Gita. They are 16, 17 years old –…