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When vanity is clearly not an option.......... crank up the contrast!
Well hello again. I can hear the audible groans now as mobloggers around the world sigh.
Its been 5 years, can you believe it ? since mad Nige got some of us to join him in a daily self portrait, alledgedly for a whole 365 days. So I thought it would be interesting to compare/contrast ( just like an english essay) then and now.
I'm not going to make any grand promises about sticking it out to the end and I'm already wondering whether this is a daft thing to do, but alot has happened in the last five years.
I originally started this along with nige and a few others back in June 2007 and as I discovered it would prove much more difficult than I had anticipated. I enjoyed it all very much and I think at the time my portrait photography got better.
The Other Nutters are:-
365 Degrees of Kyoob.
Joker 365 X.
My defective ear.
My left ear. :(
Sexy Investment. :(
Slice of life.
Have ummed and ahhhhhed about this particular series of shots, but seeing a programme the other evening about Louise Bourgeois has inspired me to post these.
Takes huge gulp and walks away for a while...................................
This jump was far more sucessful than the other day.
Thought I would go take the girls down to the seashore to see if the tide really was that high.
Well it was but it was also a lovely day, beautiful sunshine and a force 10 wind.......Grrrrrrrrrrr
Thought, hey do a jump, a dailyme, two birds, one stone an all that. NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
Small crowd starts to congregate as nutty mother with two smallish girls, obviously not wearing the right clothing for this weather, attempts to hop, skip, run and JUMP.
But ,.......... NO............... hop, skip, TRIP over bloody (warm comfortable boots) aaawwwwwwww, on to knees. Damn , Blast thwarted again, I will do a competent jump.
Small round of applause from on-lookers, still totally stunned as to whether this is street art or just nutty mother, whose sick kid shoud be wrapped up much warmer and possibly at home in the warm.
I nonchalantly pretend this was somehow planned................. how dellusional ( how do you spell dellusional ?) am I now ?
So yesterday was torrential, horizontal rain!! So what does WhoseShoes do ?
Oooooooooooooh go take pictures, do a dailyme and whilst you're at it do a jump!
I think this look says it ALL.......................
When I next see Nige............................. :-)
Met D today for coffee, wheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee, the caffeine has really got to me, normally have half decaff at home.
Got home needed to drink to large glasses of water !
Monday - The walk to pick the children up from the school bus was gloroius, a little nippy but sunshine which made the trees look even redder.
Sunday - Had family over for sunday lunch to celebrate one of the younger 540's birthdays, it was very busy and both families were their usual insulting selves to each other, which was mildly irritating and a bit hurtful.
Took eldest daughter home and had a real heart to heart about stuff which made me feel alot better. Got home and watched 'Never Mind the Buzzcocks' on replay, it made me laugh.
He came out with the above phrase, (talk to the hand) just had me in stitches.
Of course now ickleist 540 thinks its okay to draw on herself too.
Waiting for one of the 540's to finish footbal training. Its really peaceful here in the park and the trees are a wonderful colour