Sunday, 2 August 2009

A Week Of Pictures.

A busy week. A week of family gatherings, birthdays, and farewells.

With the whole family, except for The Dirt Dude, together for the first time in two years, we finally got around to having The Smallest's Naming day. And at the same time we celebrated my nephew's first birthday.

We got to spend time with our dearest friend's Marta and Sam, home at last, but just not for long enough. And we were honoured to celebrate a special birthday with Marta, all together, in our house.

And we had to say goodbye to my sister Emma. Who knows when we will see each other again?

I'm not thinking about that...


Contemplating being Me.


In my Mother's window.


Treasure!


Play in a quiet place.


Happy Birthday T!


'My heart of silk...' May you be blessed.


Out picking raspberries.


Birthday cake for Marta
Made by My Only Girl.


Rain.


Goodbye for now...

12 comments:

Pamela Terry and Edward said...

Fortunate Marta to have such a cake! And I love those little striped pirate arms.

Gigi said...

Wonderful photos! I love that shot of playing under the table. It brings me right back to building doll mansions under my mother's large, ornate coffee table when we were kids. She had this antique set of encyclopedias with fancy bindings that we'd stack in a swirl to make elegant winding staircases all the way up to the "penthouse" on the table top! Hope this week is as lovely for you as it looks like last week was! xo

Lisa said...

What a lovely week! Playing in quiet places is always fun! And that cake looks amazing!!! So sorry you had to say goodbye to your sister! It looks like you are surrounded by lots of love to help ease the sadness!!! Have a great week!!!!!

Paddy said...

A necklace of precious memories of summer 2009.

Carol @ TheWritersPorch said...

I had a week of family too, so quite now but I'm exhausted! To be a kid again and have such wonderful play memories! Loved the cake!

Annah said...

I love Finn's cake. Did it taste as delicious as it looked? The photo of you and Jay with Billy and your mum's reflection is beautiful. Hope to catch up soon, I thought of you all week at Earthsong. Start a kitty now for it, It's astounding....... So you!

Aden Meyler said...

Ah, Ciara! How beautiful is a naming day for Billy. And I'm so happy to hear how wonderful it was for your sister Emma to be back home with you all. Finn's cake looked absolutely scrumptious. We look forward to seeing you all soon.

herhimnbryn said...

Such a beautiful collection of memories.

Andrew said...

Lovely memories of a lovely time with Emma home. Hope we get to repeat that in the not-too-distant future.

Circe said...

Great photos-- I most especially love Billy's contemplation. It struck me on first look to be a shot of a train compartment... I wonder where he's traveling!

jothemama said...

Finn, the most elegant, beautiful cake!

Julie Bouésso said...

Lovely pix! Can't wait until our trip to England/Ireland/Scotland in 2011! It's my mom's wish to travel & visit these countries w/her daughter's for her 60th birthday! I can't wait! Cheers, Julie