Family

New hair-dos

Every six months or so the girls and I go to our lovely hairdresser to get our hair cut. We’ve been going to her for years now, and she’s brilliant with the girls as well as having a wonderful ability to (temporarily) tame my unruly hair. It’s a tiny little salon and we can be…

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A Quiet Easter

Where the vast majority of the country enjoys four days off from work and school over Easter weekend, the husband gets no such luck.  Working as he does in the hospitality industry, he’s always on duty making sure that everyone else enjoys their bank holiday weekend.  While we were sad not to be seeing as much…

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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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