The pyromania season

All these Attilas, Ghengis Khans, and Tamerlanes roamed the Eurasian steppe looting, raping, and of course burning what they could not haul off. Their descendants live in cities and take a shower daily but will still set dry grass on fire every freaking spring.

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Hospital repair and hospice construction

www.murmansk-hilfe.org is a German volunteer group active in the Kola peninsula area. In Kandalaksha they are repairing or about to start repairing the local hospital, and somewhere in the area (I don’t know the exact location) they are building a hospice.