195/365 Hat

“195/365 Hat” by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA I’m not especially happy with the way this photo came out, but I do love Ruby’s expression. Also the hat and poncho. She’s such a show-off when she wants to be. Great!

184/365 The boy who lived

“184/365 The boy who lived” by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA Proud day alert: Ruby has started reading Harry Potter. She’s very excited! There are a lot of words longer than she’s used to in these books, so she’s starting off each chapter then I’m finishing them off. She is loving it so far.

183/365 Growing up

“183/365 growing up” by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA Another in a series of portraits of Ruby where I can hardly believe how tall my little girl is getting. She’s still only seven, but growing into an amazing human. Love her.

179/365 Dish

“179/365 Dish” by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA We are very lucky to have an installation by renowned artist Anish Kapoor in Nottingham; the Sky Mirror. It sits outside the Nottingham Playhouse providing a mesmerising view of the surrounding buildings, along with loads and loads of sky. As you’d expect. Ruby likes it a…… Continue reading 179/365 Dish

175/365 Shoes

“175/365 Shoes” by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA For reasons best known to herself, Ruby decided to clean her shoes today. All of them. She has a good dollop of my DNA in her, but this isn’t part of it. Still, she was occupied for nearly an hour doing this. Good lass!

174/365 Attitude

“174/365 Attitude” by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA Ruby has a wide range of clothing choices. She loves her princess outfits, fairies and unicorns, but also likes to mix it up with some more ‘street’ attire. Today is one of the latter days. She loves this gilet with its furry hood, and it goes…… Continue reading 174/365 Attitude

141/365 IT

“141/365 IT” by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA Ruby was trying out face painting today and ended up doing this to herself. Terrifying and hilarious at the same time. Probably one of my favourite photos of her!

133/365 Party girl

“133/365 Party girl” by rutty is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA My niece Hannah had a party for her 21st birthday today – happy birthday Hannah! We all got dressed up and enjoyed a fantastic meal with Jo’s family. Ruby loves to put on a party dress and have her hair done.