When you can gather a room full of girlfriends, 5 of whom arrived from overseas and 2 travelled interstate, to celebrate your birthday, that speaks volumes, right?! Right! This is no surprise though because Janine simply lights up a room with her presence. In fact, she is so loved that even her mother in law mentioned to me how lucky she is! Happy Birthday Janine!
Something personal today while I tackle the last job of 2015… Can’t wait to share it!
And yes, these are training pants (clean) on her head… isn’t it how you wear them?
Another day in my life captured – this time in Moscow. I recently took a trip to Moscow to have my children finally meet my grandparents. While many told me I’d be amazed by the many changes since my last visit I think I was mostly surprised when there was an electronic queue ticket machine and I didn’t have to wait to get the paperwork business done with the local authorities. All in all, it’s a beautiful, but very polluted city. It’s also massive and very very populated! I loved seeing the family and old friends but it’s great to be home!
This day in the life is from our very last day in Moscow where we enjoyed a typical Russian ice-cream with my son, went to visit Detsky Mir which is a huge 6 storey children’s mall right in the heart of the city. We saw the Robot Show, checked out Hamley’s toy section and had dinner at one of the busiest streets of Moscow before heading home.
Surely, I was hoping to walk over to the Red Square and capture how massive it is with the Cathedral in the background, however due to Military Parade and “1000 days till FIFA” it was all filled with people and some kind of construction in the middle of the square. That was actually quite a disappointing part of the trip – many public places along Tverskaya were full of market tents which in turns attracts a lot of people which obviously made it impossible for me to capture what I had in mind.
Nevertheless, here is a day with my kids enjoying our last day of our 5 week around the world trip!
Have you ever spent a significant time of your life living abroad? or perhaps another city? and even if you haven’t, you must have moved flats or houses, right?! so you move and it just feels like a new chapter in your life, new adventure even, but what happens with your past? do you ever wish you had taken more photos, treasured your time living there more than you did or maybe you just want to share that part of your life with your grandma or parents or your children?
Well… that’s how Alison got in touch with me. Because she knows the value of such memories and she also knew that I could help her preserve that experience in photos for years to come. And I couldn’t be more thrilled to do this type of work – moving big and far has just recently been a big part of my life, and I know perfectly well how quick the memory can fade away, and what can bring it back to life.
So here is Alison and Darren’s story: