A birthday photo walk in Bristol
Nov02

A birthday photo walk in Bristol

As my younger son’s birthday fell in half-term, we wanted to actually do something to celebrate. But, just as he didn’t know what he wanted as presents, he didn’t know what he wanted to do either. We talked briefly about a trip to London, but soon rejected it on the grounds of being both expensive and time-consuming. Then my son mentioned that he needed to do some landscape photography for his art homework. So we...

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The value of money and being brave
Jul07

The value of money and being brave

I’m not one of those people that can haggle, negotiate and knock down prices. The thought of it makes me squirm. I’m just not brave enough. I get it from my parents. They’re the sort of people who would never question it if the price was clearly wrong – they’d just pay it with a smile on their faces. They’d probably throw in an extra tenner for the person’s trouble (OK, I’m joking now,...

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We need a holiday!
Feb27

We need a holiday!

Call me old-fashioned, but I like to print off actual photos and stick them in actual albums. I’ve always done it, and the fact that I now take digital photos isn’t going to change that. Would you believe I am on the 86th album since my eldest was born (they’re all numbered and dated)?! With all that has happened lately with moving house twice and doing DIY, I’ve got a bit behind with my sticking. I had a...

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Project 365 Week 1
Jan04

Project 365 Week 1

I’ve had it in mind to take part in Project 365, hosted by The Boy and Me for a long time now. Basically you take a photo every day and you share it.I love taking photos. I’m a parent blogger who takes lots of photos of her kids. But I am also a parent blogger who never shares recognisable photos of her kids on her blog. Which is why I’ve never taken part in 365 before. It didn’t seem to make sense for me.But...

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