Day 30~366 and Skye

It’s been mad bonkers blowy weather here, and yesterday the clouds didn’t have chance to hang around so we had some sunshine in the conservatory and Skye sat in their posing prettily, so I had to take a few shots of her of course. She’s not usually good at having her photo taken but I got away with it 🙂 Also here is my picture for today, last one of the still life month tomorrow!  The people in the photo frames are Aunty jean on the left, my Mum at the back,my son Ben on the right, and me and…

Day 9~366

Still looking through all the stuff of my Mum’s that I had packed up in the loft. Love that the album is from 1921, so must be her mother’s album really as Mum wasn’t born til ’39. Glad that photography runs in the family! The watch belonged to Grandad, it doesn’t work but is really beautiful, will be shooting that again in the macro month. The medal is Mum’s she was a singer and won the Mrs.Sunderland medal for vocal music when she was 18 years old. Susannah Sunderland  was a famous soprano soloist, born in Brighouse, near Huddersfield, in 1819….

Day 8~366

Vintage is so fashionable in photography, is it because we hanker after a bygone time when the world seemed a simpler place? I’ve collected the odd vintage item for my photography ‘prop box’ and also have a lot of my Mum’s bits and bobs, her photo albums and china cups, tea sets and ornaments. She had some beautiful pieces, and it’s nice to remember her through them. My mum is the little scowling girl, and then as a young lady on a motorbike, and that’s her Mum next to those 2 photo’s. The cup is beautiful, when you hold it…

The Sunday Fraggle report ~ Bits & Bobs edition

It’s just about the end of September, and apart from days out, as always I’ve been taking pictures of daily life. We went up to Edinburgh at the beginning of the month, as a new scale model show has started up there called Scale Scotland, and Phil was asked to do a demonstration of figure detailing and composition. The show was held at The Airport Hilton, which is a nice enough hotel, and it was cool to be staying in the same place as where the show was held, as we didn’t have to get up too early :). I…