Reasons why none of us are professional models

If I've learned anything in my time as a parent, it is this: you should be prepared to spend literally years smelling faintly of someone else's urine. ALRIGHT SOMETIMES IT'S YOURS. No, not that. It's this: if you want to capture toddlers on camera, particularly if you want them to hold something, most especially if … Continue reading Reasons why none of us are professional models

‘I do like your belly, but not right now’: some things I said during Father’s Day photos

'If you sit still and smile for daddy's photographs, you can have some of daddy's chocolate. Do you need a shark for photographs? Ok, alright, hold your shark. No, not in front of your face. I need to see your face, not your shark.' 'Teddy, can you sit back? Teddy. Teddy. Sit back, darling. Sit … Continue reading ‘I do like your belly, but not right now’: some things I said during Father’s Day photos

Merry bloomin’ Christmas!

Welcome to the busiest day of the year! And GREAT SCOTT am I enjoying the fact that Teddy woke up every two hours last night. After a month of six-hour sleeps. This is the sort of exquisite timing that leads to me stuffing handfuls of Milky Bar buttons in my mouth while showering, and thinking … Continue reading Merry bloomin’ Christmas!

Outtakes

I know you wish your kid was as good at posing for photographs as mine. Let's take a look at some of his best attempts at a Father's Day card. hey, will you hold this sign? no. (Doggy has already lost the will to live. Sarah and I shortly to follow.) HATE THIS CHAIR AND … Continue reading Outtakes