Photo an Hour: November 14th, 2013


I’ve always loved looking at Kaylah’s “Photo An Hour” posts and have been meaning to do one for a long time – I finally did my first one yesterday!


9am – The best mornings always start with a cup of tea! And you certainly can’t beat having tea in an adorable mug. This one is a gift from Caroline and is by Diana Parkhouse.



10am – Paul picked me up and we drove to Lakeside…



11am – … For a cup of coffee (him) and a cup of tea (me)!

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12pm – Wrapping Christmas presents with the help of the little mister! I was also watching Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows, pt 2…

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1pm – I had a spot of lunch whilst watching the rest of the movie! Mmm, peanut butter on toast…



2pm – I had a wee wander around the garden snapping bits and bobs. Since I’ve been back I’ve been trying to make use of my 50mm – it’s my favourite lens but I find it difficult to use in some situations, so I have a habit of neglecting it. I’ve fallen back in love with it this week, for sure!

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3pm – Quality time with the little mister!



4pm – Starting on my massive wardrobe clear-out… Eep!



5pm – I took a break from sorting clothes to start on archiving photos and editing photos…



6pm – A little break between editing and sorting my clothes out. Cuddling Barns, general cuddling, and a snap of the earrings I wore that day. Malin made them, aren’t they gorgeous?! They’re actually made from liquorice. Omnom!

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7pm – Restoring order to my wardrobe! I moved some boxes around, unpacked a few things from when I moved out of the house in Basildon. It’s so much lovelier when it’s tidy!



8pm – Hanging with Squirrel and getting a few bits organised for the trip Dave and me are taking next year. So exciting!

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9pm – Finishing clearing out my clothes (a couple of items found their way back into my wardrobe..!). Four carrier bags are going to be finding their way to Inspire in Nottingham!

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10pm – Taking my self-portrait for the day! It’s number 1722… (Or 261 of this year!)



11pm – Bedtime reading! The Hundred-Year-Old-Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson (I’m really enjoying this so far) and the IKEA catalogue (my favourite, haha!).



Phew! I really enjoyed taking photos throughout the day, so I’ll definitely be doing this again, though I’m not sure when/how often. It would be too hard to do it whilst I’m on assignment, so that limits me quite a bit! Anyway – hope you enjoyed this sneak peek into my (not particularly routine!) day!


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