293/365 Straight

293/365 Straight by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA Ruby has had her hair cut, a rare event these days. She’s looking to grow it longer, but it gets so thick and she doesn’t enjoy having it brushed when it gets knotted. She’s had some layers cut into it this time, and had it straightened.…… Continue reading 293/365 Straight

287/365 Darkness

287/365 Darkness by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA Proof that the iPhone 8 Plus can also take photos that are grainy and out of focus.

267/365 Birthday girl

267/365 Birthday girl by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA Somebody is 8 today. 8! We have come into Derby today for a little treat, and to spend some of her birthday money. We have already got a poo emoji, a pretend broomstick and some stuff from Claire’s Accessories.

244/365 Dahl

244/365 Dahl by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA Ruby has been devouring books during the summer holidays. When she hasn’t been reading Harry Potter with me she’s been reading lots of Roald Dahl on her own. This one was read front to back in two days.

237/365 Angelic

237/365 Angelic by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA Ruby isn’t always perfect, but when we she is she is utterly angelic. We are very proud of our kind, thoughtful daughter.

236/365 Tired

236/365 Tired by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA Someone is absolutely knackered after three late nights while camping. She is not the only one!

234/365 Trunk

234/365 Trunk by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA I used to love camping in Yorkshire when I was a kid, so it’s great to take Ruby camping there now. We used to camp near Knaresborough and loved messing about in the River Nidd, playing in the local parks and trees and generally arsing around…… Continue reading 234/365 Trunk

218/365 Philosopher’s Stone

218/365 Philosopher’s Stone by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA Ruby is really enjoying the Harry Potter universe, and is having fun reading the shenanigans of the first book. I probably didn’t appreciate this as much when I read the books the first time around (I was an adult!) but there’s a lot of fun…… Continue reading 218/365 Philosopher’s Stone