Backlog: September 2018

September is when the Raveningham Country Fair takes place, so of course we took Em to see it. There's lots to see—steam engines, birds of prey, arts and crafts, and classic cars. Since she's quite mobile by this point, Em loves looking around the garden and garage. She obviously has no sense of self-preservation, so I'm always following her around and letting her explore her environment, ready to intervene if she, as entirely hypothetical examples, tries to climb a ladder or pick up a saw. The weather was still comfortable enough that walks on the beach are plenty pleasant, »

Backlog: July 2018

By July we'd finally moved in to our new house and unpacked most of our things. We'd also started to explore the town and surrounding area. Em was getting a lot more mobile now – she could crawl quite easily, and was experimenting more and more with standing up. Sometimes she'd make quite a scene of it. July also marked a long heatwave – not a cloud to be seen for weeks on end, so much so that trees and grass were dying. As the month drew to a close, the skies clouded over and the rain came at last, restoring the »

Yarmouth: remainder

I have rather been lax with my blog upkeep of late - looking after a 5-month-old baby will tend to have that effect. Still, Em is doing great, and even though I've not been posting, I have still been shooting. Not that this post is about anything recent: it's a collection of 'miscellaneous' pictures from our weekend away in Great Yarmouth a while back. »

Yarmouth: fronts

A month ago, Zoe and I needed a break: work was stressing me out, and Zoe was having to take on all the housework duties. Since Emily was only 4 months old at the time, we didn't want to go far, so settled on Great Yarmouth, since it's only a short drive from where we live. February is not exactly tourist season, what with the freezing wind and frequent gloomy wet weather, but the chance to relax and not worry about various housekeeping or work-related stuff was very pleasant. It also meant I got a lot of chances to take »