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“A portrait of my children, once a week, every week, in 2012.”
Che: At his school’s cultural day he celebrated “Australia” by dressing as a lifeguard. He stood still long enough for me to take his photo and then ran off into the garden.
Poet: In the garden picking flowers. She loved walking off to do her own thing, always turning back to make sure I was following. Hello independence. 
 
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  • HayleyR
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    Beautiful pictures as always : ). What an exciting time for you with Che starting school and Poet starting to walk. It can be bittersweet watching our children reach new milestones but we are always forever changing I suppose. Xx

  • Lily Boot
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    hee! hee! As soon as I saw the stripes of the top of the photo, I thought … oooh Che's joined little nippers – not quite 🙂 But still so wonderfully evovative of an Australian summer – the mornings that build up hotter and hotter, sunlight bouncing off the sea, the waves – cheerful and purposeful – roaring into shore, the sand burning out feet as we hop and skip back home for lunch … then the afternoon sea breeze picking up and cooling us off, the waves growing smaller and running every which way, and the bands of little nippers and life savers replaced by couples strolling, children exploring the rocks, parents holding up the towel on the water's edge … all these images and sounds on a grey rainy morning here in Melbourne from one wee striped hat! So lovely as always Jodi.

  • Tori Ishikawa
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    These two pictures are cute and I love that she likes to do her own thing. 🙂

    I love Che's costume! 🙂

  • Coryann
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    Che and Poet seem to becoming more independent with each passing day!

  • sascedar
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    these are beautiful jodi- the cap suits your little man. mine is down there this morning, on boards this year! I can barely watch. have a gorgeous sunday :)sarah

  • katiecrackernuts
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    I pulled the last of my cornflowers last weekend and had a bunch inside all week. I've just tossed the last of the fading blue away.

  • Kate
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    So vibrant this week! I think that lifeguard hat suits him quite well! 😉

  • look see
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    Love the lifeguard cap! 🙂

  • Jo
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    Oh, dear. I just realized there's less than ten of these left before it's all completed. I'll miss this. Will you do another this next year?

    My best,
    Jo Farmer

    P.S. Envious of your garden as we go into the very cold months. I've got lettuces, other leafy greens, and some herbs, some broccoli and cauliflower… But it in no way compares to the vivid blooms of spring flowers and tomato plants.

  • A little bit Country
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    Great costume idea. Wee poet is lovely. You look forward to that independence then once it arrives you want them to be a baby again – I feel that all the time. Elaina

  • aloÿse
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    I would like see all these portrait together.

  • Midnight and Dawn
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    Beautiful babes 🙂 I love this series!

  • Shelley
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    What a handsome little life guard and gorgeous little Poet. x

  • dear olive
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    That's the most beautiful photo of Che! What a gorgeous boy he is. Kellie xx

  • Nicole Sanders
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    Beautiful kiddies:)

  • oscarlucinda
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    The irresistible lure of the garden – beautiful photos x

  • Jo
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    This morning the news showed a large water spout and some severe storms in NSW from over the weekend. Hope you guys weren't affected badly.

    My best,
    Jo Farmer

  • Iliska Dreams
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    I love this idea. They grow up so fast, it is gorgeous you have thought to take the time to capture this.

    http://iliska-dreams.blogspot.com.au/

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