Raindrops on Windows – My Sunday Photo 050217

Raindrops on Windows - My Sunday Photo 050217

Up until the blue skies of yesterday, I’d almost forgotten what sunshine looked liked.  Let’s face it, the view recently has been far more one of Raindrops on Windows – My Sunday Photo 050217. Here’s hoping for better weather ahead.  I’m on the countdown to Spring and colour in the garden… Continue reading »

Project 365 2017 Week 5

Project 365 2017 Week 5

Project 365 2017 Week 5 Day 29 – 35.  The week that won’t be forgotten for some time as Mum suffered a minor stroke. Sunday 29th January  – Day 29 The day started with Monkey running round the house like a dervish.  First in his T-Rex outfit and then as a Kangaroo Pirate… Continue reading »

Frosted Berries – My Sunday Photo 290117

Frosted Berries - My Sunday Photo 290117

I’m terrible for not taking my phone with me when Monkey and I walk to school, it’s literally a 5 minute walk, and most days I forget and leave it at home.  But I’m trying to remember when we have a frost or fog on these cold January days, so… Continue reading »

Project 365 2017 Week 4

Project 365 2017 Week 4

Project 365 2017 Week 4 Day 22 – 28.  More painting and frosty mornings. Sunday 22nd January  – Day 22 Daddy P and Monkey headed to Alexandra Palace to look at a models exhibition.  I decided to stay at home and crack on with the second coat of glossing on the staircase.  I’m… Continue reading »

Mummy and Me – January 2017

Mummy and Me - January 2017

I’m the photographer of the family.  Pretty much all my life from about the age of 7 or 8 I’ve had a camera by my side. Whether it be my Mum’s old Brownie or my first Kodak Instamatic.  A love of capturing life on film was there, from an early… Continue reading »

Trying new food

Trying new food

Before Monkey turned 3 he was like a hoover when it came to food.  You could literally give him anything (except avocado) and he’d eat it.  From Chilli con Carne to Curry, Couscous and everything in between.  He was so easy to please, and he ate exactly what we ate,… Continue reading »

Getting handy with a paint brush

Getting handy with a paint brush

So why have I been a bit quiet on the blog recently?  Well, I’ve been getting handy with a paint brush as we try to get the downstairs of our house sorted out.  It feels a bit of a never-ending project at the moment, but hopefully I’ve now turned a corner…. Continue reading »

Smear Test time

Smear Test time

Today was my smear test time, something I’ve had every three years for most of my adult life.  I’d be lying if I said it was something I look forward to.  But as soon as I receive the letter from the NHS telling me that I’m due for my cervical… Continue reading »

Peek a boo – My Sunday Photo 220117

Peek a boo - My Sunday Photo 220117

Peek a boo – My Sunday Photo 220117.   I’ve started the second stage of my photography course on Friday and this week’s homework was all about taking portraits in black and white with natural lighting.  I take so many photos of Monkey, but normally when he’s not really posing…. Continue reading »

Project 365 2017 Week 3

Project 365 2017 Week 3

Project 365 2017 Week 3 Day 15 – 21.  The week the painting started, sorry this might get a bit boring, you have been warned! Sunday 15th January  – Day 15 We drove down to Hillingdon to spend the day with one of Dad’s cousins.  The weather wasn’t good enough to visit the park,… Continue reading »