‘Impressions’ has evolved into a glimpse into my life as a mother and photographer. It’s a memory-bank for my family. I love that about it! It’s become a way of capturing the experiences and moments that I want to remember in the future when the time comes to take a trip down memory lane. It […]

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I’m sharing some of our Christmas traditions for this round of ‘Impressions‘. We blend traditions from the UK (where i’m from), Germany (where my husband is from), and The Netherlands (because our children are growing up here). Here’s a glimpse of our December moments.. [1] Decorating the Christmas Tree We bought our Christmas Tree the […]

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Time spent with friends, travel to see family, a birthday party and halloween.. here’s a glimpse into our September and October! [1] Friends There is always fun to be had when these four are together. And do you see Bruno the bear nestled in next to Rebekka? He was visiting from Rebekka’s school for a […]

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The six weeks of school holidays passed by so quickly! They were filled to bursting with time spent with our families in the UK, in Germany, and here at home in The Netherlands. It couldn’t have been more perfect, family was exactly what my heart needed. Here’s a little glimpse into our July and August! […]

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My childhood was entirely ‘analogue’. Over the the last couple of weeks I’ve been scanning old family photos that I’ve inherited from my Grandma so that I can share them with my brother back in the UK. We live in a digital world now. Sharing has got a whole lot easier. I love that. But […]

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I find myself drawn to comparison photos of the girls lately; photos taken in the same places but months/years apart. When I look back and compare, it really shows how fleeting these early years are and how fast our girls are growing up! Here’s a glimpse into our January and February.. [1] Writing notes for our Happiness Jar Our Happiness […]

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