Author Archives: Ron Pavellas

About Ron Pavellas

Expatriate Californian living in Sweden with wife. Retired from employment in the USA. Currently focused on blog articles, memoirs, and creative writing.

Report from Hotel Seaport, Turku, Finland: The Old and New

Turku has been known as a lively trading post as early as the Iron Age, when Baltic, Swedish, and Novgorodian merchant ships sailed to the banks of the River Aura to trade goods. Turku became one of the key ports … Continue reading

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“Man cannot stand a meaningless life.”

This is the answer the renown and revered psychologist Carl Gustav Jung gave to the final question posed to him by the British interviewer, John Freeman, in 1959. I offer here my transcript of the final nine minutes of the … Continue reading

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