Thursday, 2 June 2016

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40+ casual wear

10.15 pm

That's when these pictures were taken, 10.15 in the evening, just before sunset (this means we have almost 19 hours of daylight at the moment). I love these white summer nights when the sun barely sets (very late) and then starts rising again almost immediately (very early). Just perfect for late evening walks...

After a really busy couple of weeks things are quickly slowing down at work, and I'm beginning to look forward to a summer break. That's what life as a freelancer is like: ether there's so much work you barely have time to sleep or no work at all. And when things start slowing down, I find it difficult to concentrate, and my motivation goes AWOL. I mean, if you only work a couple of days a week, why bother at all... Yes, I'm so ready to have a little break from work, just a couple of weeks left...

Professor M, on the other hand, has been quite busy this week, jetting back and forth between Finland and the U.K. at such a rate that makes me think we should have a jet of our own. Or live at the airport...

And the weather... Let's see, this past week we've had some really hot days, and a few somewhat chilly days. So, typical Finnish summer weather, in other words.

Oh, and my birthday is this weekend... I will be 51. Of course, we will be celebrating it, somewhere, but I'll tell you about it later.

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Outfit details:
hoody: Boden / trousers: marks and Spencer (old) /
shoes: Clarks (old) / sunglasses: Dolce and Gabbana (old)

What have you been doing this week?

Tiina
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16 comments

  1. Yeah, you should buy a private Jet! That you call flying elegance......or something! Lol. Is that picture taken in Finland? I am already curious about what you will be doing on your birthday!🙌

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    1. Yes, the picture was taken in Finland. I think my readers may find it confusing when some pics are from Finland and others from the U.K., so I try to remember to add the country in 'labels'.

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  2. Have a wonderful birthday! Hope your husband is getting flyer points for all that traveling! ;) I love these striped hoodie- especially the hint of neon yellow on the hood against the navy! So pretty! Enjoy your down time!

    Carrie
    curlycraftymom.com

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    1. Thanks, Carrie. Trust me, we have all the frequent flyer etc cards possible...

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  3. Isn't it great when it is light out for so many hours? When we lived in Albert it also didn't get dark until 10:30-11 pm. Here, now it gets dark around 9:30. One can squeeze so much more into the day.

    Happy birthday! I think you are the day before me.

    bisous
    Suzanne

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    1. Yes, I love early summer because of the daylight. In a couple of weeks we'll only have about 3 hours of semi-darkness at night, won't even really need streetlights.

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  4. Happy Birthday, Tiina! And you must be very North to have such long days. I'm gonna have to look at a map. I relate to your observations about work. My practice is often too busy so when it calms down, I relish the change and relax.

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    1. Thanks, Ally!
      Yes, we're pretty north. But it's still about a 1000 km to the Polar Circle (it's a big country, by European standards...)

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  5. Happy, Happy Birthday! You look fabulous and I love that striped tunic. I do so appreciate the longer hours of daylight except when I am trying to get my children to bed at 7:30 and they are whining that it is still daytime!

    Shelbee
    www.shelbeeontheedge.com

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  6. Great hoody tnic. Suits you!!! Have a lovely birthday Tiina. 💋💋💐🎂🍭🎈🎈🎉🎉🎀

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  7. Love the hoodie, have a fab birthday!!!

    Thank you for joining TBT Fashion link up and hope to see you next week. Have a great weekend!

    Alice
    www.happinessatmidlife.com

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  8. Love the hoody, like stripes now can't get enough of them..Jacqui
    www.mummabstylish.com

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    1. Thanks. Well, I'm a self-proclaimed stipe-a-holic...

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