My boys – The Gallery #132

Marianne and her boys

I have two boys, my first born, Thomas born in 1988 and his son, my grandson, Evan born last year on the same day as my late father 30th January and has recently celebrated his 1st birthday.

They both live in Folgaria in Italy with Oana, his lovely partner and Tommy works in the [...]

Evan my grandson is coming to stay

This was Evan when I last saw him in September when I nipped over to Italy quickly for his christening, as you can see he is a chatty young fellow with a smiley, happy character. In fact I am really looking forward to having them all here for a week, it will be [...]

Silent Sunday

The little man who has stolen my heart

Silent Sunday

Me right now – The Gallery

Tara’s prompt for this week is Me Right Now the idea is that we are ever more present in the family photo albums as we’re too often behind the camera or too vain to leave the photos in there because we think we look fat/skinny/ugly/haggard/tired etc. But we must leave a record of our presence for our children to look back on too. How many of us have lost a parent to discover we have a handful of badly taken photos to remember them with, I hold my hand up regarding my late dad.

So I waited until this morning and just before my preschool run I took my camera up to the bathroom and took a few shots of me. It’s not easy, I deleted loads where I was looking the wrong way, which weren’t flattering (I know it’s vain but come on!) where my hair looked unkempt or just if I didn’t like them and having whittled them down to three here they are

taking photos of youself

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