A brand new Blogger on the block

Hello! Welcome to my brand new blog ‘Picture Taker, Memory Maker’. I’ve been wanting to start my own family-based blog for a long time now, but wasn’t brave enough to take the plunge  – after all, who would want to read about little old me and my *slightly* crazy family? I’ve been taking photographs since I was…

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Sick Day

As I sit writing this it is Saturday morning.  I am curled up on the sofa, shivering, with hot red cheeks, a pounding head and a throat & chest that feel like they are on fire, feeling very sorry for myself. The girls are draped in various positions on and around me and the TV…

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Mother’s Day

This year Mother’s Day fell particularly early in March, and it happened to coincide (more or less) with my Stepdad’s 70th birthday. He doesn’t really like to make too much fuss over things like birthdays, so I invited my Mum and him plus my husband’s parents (my mother-in-law had celebrated her 60th birthday just a few…

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