CONTEST RULES and initial announcement HERE (don't forget the optional charity donation)
PRIZE DONATIONS from site owners, manufacturers HERE (more has been added and will continue to be so) - lots of digi stuff and I mean A TONNE of GC worths hundreds of dollars right now.
Here is a carousel that Ellie practically begged her heart out to go on. As a teeny 11 year old, her despair on mounting those horses put the fear of god in me let alone her - so she wimped out on the boaty thingy.
Im not sure if some of you know but my Belle is quite a serious character. Its so hard to achieve those LOL moments with her and when we do its priceless. She had just finished munching Candy Floss so her lips look like she has applied pillar box red lippo - let me assure you that no photoshopping did that. I only screened the picture (the beauty of an 85mm means very little editing anyway) but have a look at her darling, darling laugh. Such a toothy grin and wild hair from the wind that cleansed away the cobwebs of slumming it at home. These pictures are so precious to me - you couldn't measure how much even if you tried. I want to cry! Here she is from serious to playful to delirious - isn't she magic?
You can't ever imagine how much we love this kid. Never ever ever. Amen.
Other stuff - Go and bag yourself a view point spot over here at Her Space/My Space. Its fabulous how many of you are taking part and getting to really think about how to achieve that depth of field, jaunty little pic and using that fab imadge of yours. Mwah mwah. This is my take on the word "play". We had the best time today as a cosy family on the coast. Our space today was in the car. This was a layby next to a Jewish cemetery when mark found a geo cache nearby. I took a peek into the graveyard as Id never seen a Jewish cemetery. Our surname is Jewish (very much so - lets say Mark got kind of accosted in Egypt as his passport says Mark David Wiseman!!) But we are not Jewish but are of descent. Fascinating cemeteries - the most endearing of obituaries and strangely no flowers. I wonder if someone could tell me why no flowers lay on Jewish graves. I think the tradition is usually rocks but I saw none in there.