Bored
Dec31

Bored

In the last few days before Christmas, something unusual happened. I got bored. As my mum used to say when I was moaning as a kid ‘I wish I had time to be bored’. But, actually, it’s not all it’s cracked up to be. Frankly it’s a bit, well, BORING. I’m not saying I always enjoy what I do, but constantly dropping kids off at activities, sorting school stuff out and putting washing away doesn’t...

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Family day
Dec30

Family day

Christmas is all about family, isn’t? Parents, siblings, uncles and aunties and cousins… You see people you don’t see for the rest of the year. But what about the important people? Your immediate family. Do you see enough of them? Christmas is a good break and it should be a chance to relax with your own family, but so often it’s about seeing other people, it’s gone in a flash and you realise you’ve had...

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Silent Sunday 29.12.13
Dec29

Silent Sunday 29.12.13

   

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Christmas dinner 2013
Dec28

Christmas dinner 2013

How was Christmas dinner? The highlight of the year? Plates piled high with succulent turkey and perfectly cooked goose fat potatoes? With our combination of vegetarians and fussy eaters, this year’s Christmas dinner was, as ever, not quite like that. On the menu was: Turkey Sausages wrapped in bacon Stuffing (so far, so normal) Roast potatoes (no goose fat or any other meat fat) Quorn cottage pie (for me) Linda McCartney...

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Saturday is in the frame caption day!
Dec28

Saturday is in the frame caption day!

It’s been a long time since I joined in with SatCap. Too long. Having moved into a rented house, I’ve lost my bottomless pit of old photo albums and the little gems they give me. We don’t have much to do at our temporary house, so we make our own entertainment. My daughter and I were bored, so I wondered if I could take some creative and arty photos of her in this filled-in window frame in her bedroom. But she...

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