You have no idea how hard it is to take a photo of a life-sized drawing of yourself with your smart phone, whilst also trying to get yourself into the photograph too. So I gave up, and took this instead:
It looks reasonably like me: note the bags under the eyes, which are permanently [...]
This week’s Gallery prompt is phone photos. I like snapping things with my phone so this suited me. I have also just downloaded a new app to my phone so that I can edit it, which has given me some wonderful results. Here’s the very first one I did:
my family on the beach
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Oh the weather outside is frightful….ly cold and I have been busy inside. But 1pm today I had made and [...]
The Dimpled Assassin is absurdly tuneful for her young age. She sings all the time (when she’s not crying or eating, because that could be very messy). Her latest obsession is Baa Baa Black Sheep which DH made the mistake of showing her on youtube the other [...]
I think that giving a prompt like ‘colour’ and then casually saying after it ‘just one’ is mean. Because a colour immediately springs to mind. And another one, a third hot on it’s heels.
“That’s OK,” you say to yourself “I’ll do them both.”
Except you read the small print which clearly states ‘only one.’
I wrote recently for another Gallery prompt that the best thing about travelling was the coming home: I love to see Canary Wharf in the distance and know that I will soon be on my front doorstep. It’s a strange thing to grow up overseas. Not just overseas, but travelling, so that every three years [...]
It was Oscar Wilde that wrote “Memory… is the diary that we all carry about with us”. I happen to have a very good memory for particular things: phone numbers, people’s names, dates and so forth. It’s less reliable whilst I am still having interrupted sleep, although I am reliably informed by a professional parent [...]