It was nice to have a bit of sun yesterday, so we took advantage!
Jake wasn’t feeling well on Friday; nothing serious, and he was fine the next day.
In case you’re not fluent in ‘Ellie’ it says “Dear Jake, love you, I hope you get better soon, love, ‘bye”
Definitely a magic moment!
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I’ve been having camera trouble lately.
First my beloved Nikon compact bit the dust, again, so I had to rely on my – not very good – camera-phone.
Soon afterwards the flash – among other things – on said camera-phone stopped working. although it still takes reasonable daylight photos.
Then salvation: I found my newly acquired Hudl 2 took pretty decent flash photos!
Until it was lost, in circumstances that are still somewhat mysterious.
It was when I went to use my camera-phone, my sole remaining workable camera, and saw nothing in the viewfinder that I could feel the first wave of despair crashing onto my photographic shore.
Strange though: it still seemed to work in selfie mode! Normal mode: nothing! Hmmm…
Then a penny dropped.
My little Ellie is very creative, and is fond of stickers. She’d found some colourful,metallic, smiley-face ones and had used them to decorate – yes, you guessed it – my ‘phone.
M’lud, I present Exhibit A:
An offending sticker has been removed; one that covered the camera’s back lens! It’s a shame as I disturbed the colourful symmetry of Ellie’s decorations – or ‘bling’ as she calls it.
So I stumble on with a more-or-less functioning camera, but at least one that’s ‘blinged up’!
In the meantime any contributions to my Camera Fund or my Tablet Fund are most welcome…
Jake & Ellie brought back some great pictures from pre-school this week; this was one.
“From the mouths of babes & infants”?
Or their colouring pens, at least.
And I’m really pleased with how good with their colouring-in is now 🙂
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The Good News?
Jake just did what is probably his best drawing yet: an easily recognisable person, with limbs, a head & facial features.
And the Bad News?
It was on the wall.
And I didn’t even get a photo before we wiped it off!
At least I have some that he prepared earlier:
It’s Casper the Friendly Ghost! And his /her Dad, I think.