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Saturday, 21 January 2012

52 Weeks Of Me: Morning

Corey over at Living and Loving Every Minute of It is hosting a weekly self portrait challenge (for want of a better word). I haven't done anything like this since Megan and Melody did 'Team Up Thursdays' which were a lot of fun, but then life got in the way.

Because we are planning a facebook ration in our house as term commences, I feel a need to get my blog 'back on' and, although The Honourable Husband assures me that blogs are being abandoned left, right and centre by the chroniclers of daily trivia and being reclaimed by the real bloggers, the writers, I choose to use a photo challenge to kick off my blog revival. What that says about me and my credentials as a blogger, 'I neither kno nor care' as Nigel Molesworth would say.

The challenge asks you to take photographs of 'yourself' with a different weekly theme or prompt. How I feel about watching myself age further week by week I am not entirely sure, but Corey says that your family will appreciate these photos of you in 'years to come'. With thoughts of 'The Iron Lady' in my head, I assume she means when we're dead. Or too old to be recognisable as ourselves. A difficult thought.

So this week, the prompt is "Morning".

Saturday mornings for me usually bring a welcome relief from the interminable treadmill of 6am school 'get ups'. However, since I am still on holiday I have been fairly relaxed in the mornings of late anyway. The sun is mild at 8.30am and the balcony beckons.

My lines are my own. I have earned them. And as the lemon light of a Saturday morning breaks over the roof of our house, I claim them!

Good Morning Adelaide.


Golightly said...

Don't think I could do a weekly self portrait, but I am going to resurrect Sunday Self and do a few posts there again. Love seeing your beautiful face!

Jill/Twipply Skwood said...

Oh my gosh I have been trying to do a few self portraits, in part bec. I want a few of the baby belly, in part bec. I lack other compliant subjects. It is SOOOOOOOOOOO hard! Mostly, I hate it. By the time I have myself more or less where I want in the frame, I've taken forty million pictures and wasted more than the total amount of time I meant to spend on the entire thing! I have absolutely no motivation to get the pose right or fix the wrinkles in my clothing or whatever. There is absolutely NO WAY I could do more than, say, one a month. At least I did get a couple I liked ( tummy pictures ) but to me it's seriously not worth the hassle!

I hope you have more fun with it though!!!!!! Sorry to have been a "negative Nelly".

Amy Jo said...

You are lovely. I can't wait to see the rest!

Alyssa said...

Beautiful. :-)

Candace Prado said...

Glad to see the challenge is spreading into the blogger world! I'll be treading on that "until life gets in the way part", but so far so good! Thanks for the comment!

Arizaphale said...

Aww thanks guys. And Jill's tummy pics are awesome btw.

Corey~living and loving said...

Love it! so sunny there. :) Thanks for jumping in.
As for next week.....it can mean whatever you want it to mean. That is the beauty of it. :)

Stacy said...

Lovely photo of you! It looks so nice and warm there, too. I surely miss summer right about now.

I know I don't have a lot of photos of myself, and only when I do my self portraits a few times a year. BUT my mother made sure to get a picture of her, my sister and myself this weekend, so I have ONE of us all together from the last few years.