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Lazy Sundays - May

I'm a compulsive photo-taker. Winter in Scotland is long and dark and my camera largely hibernates. But when those long days return, l just can't help myself. So I've decided to start a new photo series called lazy Sundays in which l share some of the more random moments of my life. Without further ado, here's a collection from May.

I'm trying to get up before the kids and just take some time for myself. So far though, I've found that if l get up earlier, the kids get up earlier. This was one of those rare mornings that l managed to carve out 15 whole minutes to myself. It was a pretty murky start but soon brightened into a beautiful day.

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He's getting old and doesn't spend nearly as much time outside as he used to.

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Sundays often involve a visit to a castle/ gardens in the north-east. We are really spoilt for choice here and some of them have fantastic playgrounds for the kids. These are just a few images from the greenhouse and wild garden at Crathes Castle. I'm hoping if l visit enough, I'll magically turn into a gardner extraordinaire. Not likely though. 

My youngest with her 'wab'. l make a point of trying to capture my kids sleeping. Nothing induces the mamma sentimentality and nostalgia like old pictures of my 'babies' sleeping.

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Milk and cookies look better in photographs when you buy unnecessary vintage looking milk bottles.  

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We have the tiniest patch of bluebells in our garden. I try and make the most of it. Also l spent an inordinate amount of time trying to get rid of the green cast on her face. Meh. 

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Cleaned up my work desk. Makes such big difference. Desperately trying to keep it looking like this. 

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