Christmas

A Lament Over Chocolate

The two (in my opinion) main chocolate feasts of the year, Easter and Christmas, coincide with the hotter months of the year. It’s a really bad combination, because who likes to eat melted chocolate? For most Australians this is the norm, they grew up with it, they don’t know any different, for but for an […]

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About Christmas

“The approach of Christmas brings harassment and dread to many excellent people,” writes Mark Twain in ‘Following the Equator’,  “They have to buy a cart-load of presents, and they never know what to buy to hit the various tastes; they put in three weeks of hard and anxious work, and when Christmas morning comes they […]

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Hidden Quality

Extremely thick coasters or maybe paper weights. That’s generally what people think when they visit my stall at markets or come to my studio and see the acrylic photo blocks for the first time. Goes to show that acrylic blocks are still fairly new in Australia. Not many people are familiar with them. Which is […]

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Pets allowed

My first Santa Photos this year. As a photographer that is. Of course I have taken the kids to get their Santa Photos taken. Neither of them is a screamer, so all went well. Then they both grew a bit too fast, or maybe it was just a coincidence that all Santas in our area […]

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Sneaking Up

Did you check the calendar? Oh yes, it is that time. Even if I wasn’t acutely aware that Christmas is barely three months away, drowning in work as it were, I would remember now, since as of yesterday the first Christmas decorations are at the shops. Working as a portrait photographer is quite a seasonal […]

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