A home filled with love

April 3, 2013

my parents

My parents were together for over 20 years, and while their relationship was Taylor/Burtonesque at times, with some fiery rows, the one thing my sister and I were always certain of was their absolute and unconditional love for us.



sistersDad was very good at photography, and I love these photos he took of me and my sister. They give a glimpse into our wonderfully carefree childhood.

Me and my sisterAnd it’s exactly the kind of childhood we’ve tried to give our own kids. Whether they appreciate it yet, or not.

Play caravan








(My dad made the play caravan for us himself – this photo was originally on a slide which is why the ‘D’ has come out the wrong way round.)

*This is my entry for The Gallery and the theme this week is ‘together.’


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  • Kerry April 3, 2013 at 10:58 pm

    Stunning pics! And how nice to have lots of lovely pics of your childhood too 🙂 Kerry x

  • Mary April 3, 2013 at 6:44 pm

    What stunning photos! Such a beautiful reminder of a wonderful childhood.

  • mymummylife April 3, 2013 at 12:56 pm

    What lovely photos of special together-times. That makes me want to get my scanner out!

  • Only Best For Baby April 3, 2013 at 12:16 pm

    Beautiful photos and memories 🙂

  • Only Best For Baby April 3, 2013 at 11:32 am

    Beautiful photos capturing amazing memories with your family. Lovely post 🙂

  • Jaime Oliver April 3, 2013 at 10:26 am

    What amazing photos and how lovely that you knew their was love unconditional. 🙂 xx

  • Kelly Wiffin April 3, 2013 at 9:49 am

    Lovely photos! Love the fact that your Dad made a caravan using a slide!

  • Notmyyearoff April 3, 2013 at 8:15 am

    I love that second photo – completely carefree on what looks like a very sunny day!