Little Happy Place

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn” Benjamin Franklin This weekend we went to a great exhibition at the Helsinki Design Museum. The exhibition is called The Century of The Child and it’s about Nordic Design for Children from 1900 to today. It’s perfect for adults with … More Little Happy Place

A Finnish Hat Shop

Last winter I learnt the importance of a good hat! I wore a hat for 4 months straight as temperatures here got down as low as -17 degrees. This week the temperatures have already started dropping so I was happy to stumble upon this beautiful Costo Concept Store. Costo create accessories in a sustainable and … More A Finnish Hat Shop

4 Seasons of Finland

Summer versus Winter on Töölönlahti Helsinki, Finland. So, we made it, it’s our Finnish anniversary – we have been living here for exactly 1 year. That’s how long I think it really takes to find your feet in any new city. Find what you like and don’t. Figure out the people, food, lifestyle. Make a … More 4 Seasons of Finland

Finnish Fashion Finds

Marimekko AW15 I didn’t feel much like clothes shopping at all during pregnancy, there are only so many striped maternity tunics and leggings a girl can take. Almost three months since baby’s arrival and walking every day, I am feeling inspired by Finnish fashion to try a few things on again. Especially as I have … More Finnish Fashion Finds

See you Summer

It’s a challenge to keep my blog up to date with a new baby (I’m typing this one handed with a colicky baby in the other) I’ve said it before but I’m going to have to get much snappier at updating. Here are a few pics from our first summer in Finland! A highlight was … More See you Summer

Italian Vintage

Someone recently asked the question ‘where in the world would you go first if you hadn’t travelled?’ It got me thinking about my favourite destination so far. Maybe it’s because it’s still fresh in my mind, but I think it would have to be Italy! I love the food, the street fashion, the colours, the … More Italian Vintage

Birthday Colours

Last week was a special week, we celebrated our daughter’s second birthday with an afternoon tea party with friends. I think she had a the dream birthday week, especially as her grandparents are in town all the way from New Zealand (and she got to enjoy copious amounts of sugar for a day!) She is … More Birthday Colours