These books were so much a part of my childhood, and the perfect way to celebrate what would have been Roald Dahl’s 100th birthday.

“So Matilda’s strong young mind continued to grow, nurtured by the voices of all those authors who had sent their books out into the world like ships on the sea. These books gave Matilda a hopeful and comforting message: You are not alone.”


We now return to our regularly scheduled cat photos. (aka a mega-post of everything from the first half of 2016 that didn’t merit its own entry).

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A return trip to my favourite place in Scotland.

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Some photos from last month’s costume party in honour of John’s brother’s 30th. After 15 years of people pointing out the similarity, John finally embraced his inner Legolas and stepped into the role he was born to play. 🏹

I went a slightly less glamorous route and embodied Robert Shaw at his drunkest and/or finest.
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Playing with some new toys: a fantastic macro lens attachment, and these adorable Lego Disney Minifigures.

In case you hadn’t already guessed my favourite Disney movie.

And, after photographing the villains, it seemed only fair to turn my new macro lens attachment to the heroes. (The set-up for this one was, by the way, deceptively elaborate, haha.)

Fun fact: the original Alice for whom the book was written actually shares my surname (though I’ve never had the genealogical motivation to see if we’re actually related).


Working with the talented creative team at Glasgow’s west end salon Urban Haircare.

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The wedding of Cat and Chris in the beautiful setting of England’s Lake District.

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