Thursday, 22 November 2007

Who I still expect to see in the mirror

I'm still surprised every morning when I see this stranger who looks vaguely like my mother in the mirror.
In the mammoth tidying up I found these photos.
This was me at 18 high up on a tiny balcony in a Kensington bedsit (taken by a then boyfriend studying photography)

This was in my late 20's with my Jersey cow, Lily. Those horns grew much bigger. She was a darling creature who would happily let me use her as a backrest whilst I read a book in the sunshine and she chewed her cud.

And this is aged about 31-33. By this time all country pursuits had been abandoned and I was (am) deeply in love. This is probably the most like who I still expect to see in the morning (grin).

7 comments:

  1. What great pictures. Thanks for sharing it's great putting a face to the name.

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  2. But you wouldn't recognise me from these photos!

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  3. Oh Christine, how I wish I'd known that at the time. Now it has gone, well....
    It's true 'youth is wasted on the young'.

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  4. Nahhh, never wasted...how nice to see you then, and know you now. Thanks for sharing these with us.

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  5. Hi Sally, you look beautiful and I am sure you still are. Know what you mean about the mirror thing - I expect to see 27 year old me and it's always a surprise when I don't. Beth

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  6. but she is still there, the last one especially. Maybe you look differently?

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