Originally from here
I should totally do this with my camera collection - not the same thing exactly, I just mean I should photograph them one by one. My collection has evolved pretty casually over the years, so much so that I almost forget I have them until someone new visits my house and notices "all the cameras everywhere". Or someone gives me one, or passes one on, and I remember "oh yeah, I'm the girl with the cameras, that's right".
It's good though. I sometimes need to remind myself that I don't need to be DOING something at every minute, but overall, we're good.
Last week Sienna and I flew home from Adelaide on Monday afternoon after a fab, full weekend of photography, friends and family. Ben had fared well with the boys, but he wasn't off-duty yet! I spent the next two days, Tuesday and Wednesday, at a Positive Partnerships Autism Training workshop for school-aged kids. It was really good! Lots of practical information. It took place in Box Hill, so it was out the door at 7:30 each morning and home at dinner time, or just before. Ben had the time off work and got to do my usual running around (lucky for him that Tuesday and Wednesdays are my days with the car!), getting kids to school, kinder, early intervention and Sienna's after school activity on Wednesday. The next day he got to go back to work ;) So much for time off, LOL. Thanks babe!
On the Thursday I spent half the afternoon while Ash was at kinder doing photography at Sienna's school, as they had asked me to assist with a promotional postcard. Cedar got pulled around the school in his stroller while I photographed kids in the vegie garden, kids doing bollywood dancing, kids playing giant chess, kids in the classroom and buddies together in the yard. The week since then has included a number of brief "design meetings" at the school as I pulled together the photos into a postcard design and then worked with a couple of the teachers and the school principle to tweak it until it was ready. Last night we sent it off to print - yay!
On the weekend, of course, Ben was back on duty with the kids as I worked two days at the Stitches and Craft Show, working at the Papercut Craft Bar for Notebook Magazine (who are fab!). I had a great, very very busy, time and met some fantastic people, including
- Cathy, a.k.a. Tinniegirl
- Pepperberry & Co
- and working once again with the fab Jodi of Q Tea Kits
It has also been about kinder duty, photography at kinder for an open day poster the committee want to make, a ducted heater installation at home today (but the heater turns out not to be working so I now have a service call booked for Monday), a lot of chasing up City Software due to their appalling service, a new homepage mockup for the Curiouser website, a playdate for the kids, Sienna's active kids on Wednesday afternoon, slow-cooked chilli (without the chilli), fire toast, chestnut soup and a little bit of photo-editing.
Now it is just photo-editing on my mind, and perhaps a coffee, so I'll be off! Have a great weekend :)
pedestrian crossing photos. Hmm.
Ha, they are great, aren't they. They are called 'reactions' and if you go into your (blogger) blog dashboard, click on layout and then click on 'edit' in your 'blog posts' field. It will bring up a bunch of options. Tick the box next to 'reactions' and you can edit the reactions that you list there to say whatever you like!
What do I do with your widgets? Ive never done one. Can I take one to stick on my blog to advertise for your site? Is that what they are for? Wendy x
Hi Wendy! Sorry I didn't get this question sooner. You can use the html below the widgets to paste in your blog sidebar if you wish to link to my blog. Hopefully they would look nice, as well as letting your own readers know where you get inspiration from (if, in fact, you do!). Just for fun, really.
Gorgeous spot, though, and Louise had also chosen some brilliant, character-filled spots in the abandoned wool-shed area of Port Adelaide. Very fun session! To the fabulous Louise Nelson, I thank you.
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