"Starry night" blouse and my blooming yard

A very casual outfit. I call the shirt (Bossini) "starry night" because of its print. Wore it with skinnies (109F) and accessorized with smoky topaz necklace that I bought here in Nepal. Its design is simple yet it looks pretty interesting.

I took these photos up on the roof of our house. So windy and sunny up there. Actually I couldn't take off my sunglasses (River Island ) even for a few minutes, my eyes can't bear such bright sun. Here I tried to make one photo bare-eyed. Yeah...got kind of distorted face as a result...

The view from the roof is really spectacular. If you look closely you can see the snowy peaks of the Himalayas on this photo (just above my head).

It is practically summer here and my yard is in bloom: snapdragons, pansies, petunias.

Now look at these gigantic bees that come with regular visits to my blooming snapdragons. These guys are 3 cm in body length and are rather scary. They are Carpenter bees. Most of the top of the abdomen of carpenter bees is without hairs and is shiny black in color. By contrast, the abdomen of bumblebees is fully clothed with hairs, many of them yellow in color.

Have a nice weekend!


  1. Wow - those bees are amazing! Great photos. Love the starry top - you look great.
    Liz @ Shortbread & Ginger

  2. Pretty blouse. Looks great on you.

    Well hey, at least it's sunny over there. Seattle has been raining for a week.

    Girlie Blog Seattle | Casual Chic Fashion

  3. Beautiful photos, I love bees and flowers! The shirt is lovely too and the outfit is simple, elegant and looks stunning on you!

  4. It's so nice to see your garden blooming while it is still winter here. It gives me an idea how wonderful it will be when spring is coming finaly.
    The bees look like little fighters in their amour. And you look amazing in your casual outfit, I love the star sprankled blouse!
    Have a great weekend Olga!

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  6. Olga, the blouse is lovely, and the topaz necklace with briolettes is so pretty. You have such beautiful flowers. The bees are huge, never seen anything like this before. Have a wonderful weekend.

  7. Yet another wonderfully stylish outfit Olga :)
    I love the star print on your blouse and what great pics of the bees...xXx