Category Archives: Traditions

Season’s Greetings

This Smiling Tiger now takes a few days off blogging to spend quality time with the family. I hope you all get to do the same. From all of us to all of you: A Very Merry Christmas!  Advertisements

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What we could have done without:

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Dreamy dresses

This year’s top 5 dress list – highly subjective choices :-). But matters of taste are hard to argue about, so I’ll risk it:    

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Happy B-Day Finland!

Today is the 95th anniversary of Finnish Independence and our new president Sauli Niinistö and his wife Jenni Haukio have just completed their first Independence Day Ball, which is the biggest social event of the year in Finland. Hard work … Continue reading

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Christmas spirit hits town

Every weekend on my way to classes I pass through Kamppi, which is one of the larger shopping malls in Helsinki. This Sunday I was happy to see their Christmas decorations being all geared up. I know that many people … Continue reading

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A truly heart-opening experience

Weekend is over and I have just finished part 2 of my RYT 200 yoga teacher studies. A total of 80hrs (out of 200) is now completed and I’m really starting to feel the impact of it all. During these … Continue reading

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Graduation time

The past weekend was high-school graduation time in Finland and my eldest god-daughter celebrated her graduation in the Åland Islands, where she lives. This tiny haven of peace is situated in the Baltic Sea, between Sweden and Finland and consists … Continue reading

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