Posts Tagged ‘family’

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…the lesser-known Sondheim classic.

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I spent this past weekend in Edinburgh with my mum – the first time I’d seen her this year!

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…but I only just got round to getting these pictures off my camera so here are some completely unseasonal Christmas photos!

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Welcome…to Furassic Park. Merry Christmas 2017 from us and our ever-expanding furry family! 🎄🦁🐯🐻🐱

 

A final visit to Broom Road.

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Wherein my family kept the Disney Store in business for another year.

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It was my birthday earlier this month, which I spent in the company of my fellow dinosaurs, and with a cocktail in both hands.

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(Spoiler warning for the film’s ending)

I’ve found, as I get older, that it takes increasingly less to make me cry at movies – my theory being that the accumulation of real life experience correlates to an empathy for fictionalised narratives to which we couldn’t previously relate. Having said that, there are still only a handful of films I’d describe as truly devastating, and those that fit the description generally share one of two themes. The first is animals – my love thereof being no great secret. (A friend once asked if I wanted to rent Hachi, and I responded by saying that I wasn’t in the mood: the truth being that a) films where the animal protagonists don’t survive past the end credits utterly destroy me and b) I’d teared up just watching the trailer two days earlier.) The second – more human – theme is that of mothers.

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You’d think with this entry covering half a year’s worth of miscellaneous photos that there’d be fewer than 98% cat pictures. And you would be wrong.

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