the summer in polaroids

The most magical thing about Polaroid photographs is that they truly capture the dreamy, golden summer light. These snapshots of glorious summer days were taken with my vintage Polaroid 1000 using Impossible Project SX-70 film. I treasure them, both as images and as memories. I hope that their warm glow can get me through the

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on the August table

I am documenting the year with monthly photographs of my kitchen table. Capturing the jumble that accumulates here, at the heart of the kitchen, is also a way to record some of the domestic stories of our family life. August, amidst the school holidays, and the summer seems to be slipping away from me too

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patchwork July 2014

July, just like last year, has been weeks of almost endless sunshine. The boys jumped for joy once school was finally out for the summer. This month has brought with it the beginnings of our summer adventures, with a camping trip to the Gower shortly followed by a second to Dorset. Nights under pale canvas, and endless

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the melancholy beauty of Purton Hulks

  We had heard of Purton Hulks, the ship’s graveyard on the bank of the River Severn, and had even seen photographs, but it was not until last Sunday, when we found ourselves without plans, and craving adventure, that we decided to go and explore for ourselves. With the baby asleep in the sling, we

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