Living Arrows 44/53 {2018}

‘You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth”

Half term flew by and I can’t believe we are back to work tomorrow. Monkey has an inset day which means he is not back to Tuesday and I am rather jealous of this fact. There is no surprise that our photos are from our week away in Crete. If you would like to see what we got up to then check out my Insta stories and Crete highlight.

Both photos were taken on my phone, which is unusual for me. Normally I opt for the camera but since I ended up with a corrupt memory card while we were away I was double checking myself the rest of the week. It turned out these ones shot better even in portrait.

On Sunday morning I promised Monkey that we could go and watch the sunrise. However I had completely forgot the change in the clocks. It had been rising around 7.30am but of course this meant it was 6.30am instead. Which was the equivalent to 4.30am in the UK. I think he thought it would be an instantaneous thing, which obviously its not. But he kept himself amused by skimming stones, not something I realised he could do. I was quite impressed with his skills, he loved pointing out which ones would work the best.

Kipper shouldn’t really have diary ice cream, but its pretty hard to keep saying no and offering ice lollies instead. Especially when he loves it as much as he does. I snapped this quite by chance but love his face. Its funny when we are away together his language seems to come on leaps and bounds this time round was no different. He knows exactly what he wants and how to express it. At this particular point in time it was chocolate ice cream.

Hope you all have a great week.

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11 Comments

  1. October 29, 2018 / 12:24 pm

    Both lovely captures and looks like you’re making lots of memories!

  2. Margaret Gallagher
    October 29, 2018 / 12:59 pm

    Amazing place amazing photo’s memories to cherish aifetime

  3. October 29, 2018 / 2:15 pm

    Now this looks like summer! #livingarrows

  4. Shelley Jessup
    October 29, 2018 / 3:04 pm

    Such a stunning photograph 7 really impressed it is taken on a phone too! I loved Crete when I visited, found it very family friendly.

  5. Nigel Soper
    October 29, 2018 / 4:13 pm

    Great photography, but it is such a petty photographs don’t don’t record warmth and smells and sounds too

  6. A S,Edinburgh
    October 29, 2018 / 6:35 pm

    Wonderful. It sounds like the time away did you all good, even with the ice cream!

  7. October 29, 2018 / 6:47 pm

    I’m so impressed that Monkey can skim stones, I don’t think I’ve ever managed to do it! Love that photo of Kipper too, with the little drips of ice cream on his tummy! x #LivingArrows

  8. October 31, 2018 / 10:48 pm

    It looks like it was definitely a sunrise getting up for, even if it was early! Glad to hear you had a lovely holiday 🙂 #LivingArrows

  9. November 1, 2018 / 8:40 pm

    Lovely photos. Sounds like they both had a great holiday.

  10. November 1, 2018 / 9:59 pm

    That was an early start! I love to see a sunrise, but I’m sure even I would get up that early for it! Love Kippers little face x

  11. November 3, 2018 / 7:37 pm

    Your holiday looked so so lovely – that sun rise would have killed me! x

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