the summer on film

I was given an old Canon AE-1 film camera, earlier in the summer. Not knowing for certain whether or not it worked, I loaded it with film and commenced shooting, delighting in the weight of the camera in my hands, the metallic click of its shutter. The photographs that I took captured the last few

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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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