Tips for happy summer days

Dress: H&M (previous season, children’s department!), Cardigan: Yes or No (previous season), Sunglasses: Cerjo

Summer is in full swing here in Switzerland and I hope it is the same where you live. Some of you will enjoy a vacation during the summer months and others will enjoy a staycation. Well, happy summer days can be found everywhere. Some super simple summery suggestions:

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Sound of Music Style

I assume most of you have seen the film The Sound of Music at least once. Do you remember the scene in which Julie Andrews takes down the curtains to sew some clothes for the Von Trapp kids? This dress just reminds me of that scene, flowery as it is.

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What a mix!

A friend of mine has given me this lovely weck jar with all the dry ingredients for a yummy cake in there. I think I will wait a while with my baking; the jar just looks great as it is in my kitchen. What I especially like about it, is that different ingredients in different quantities will eventually make a fantastic end product, a bit like a class of pupils really.

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Vive les volants!

The summer season is a great time for dress lovers like me. Skirts and dresses are just so much better for creating a comfortable and classy style than wearing (bermuda) shorts, don’t you agree? That’s why I wear a lot of skirts and dresses in summer, making sure I can cycle in them of course.

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I spy with my little eye

Shorts: Only, Bag: New Yorker, Shirt: H&M

….something that is red! This is a great game to use in your classes when teaching foreign languages at primary school level. Your pupils will have so much fun training vocabulary in a playful way.

“I spy with my little eye something that is red” is also what you do a lot when visiting London.

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My personal 5 fashion rules

Hi! Thanks for popping by.

My name is Lieske and I am a Dutch 40+ teacher of foreign languages in Switzerland. I am small and have got even smaller feet, so you can imagine how challenging it can be to find ‘fashion that fits’. To be honest with you, I want my clothes to have some more qualities than just ‘fitting well’. Let me share my personal 5 fashion rules with you.

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