Two Cake Day, The Second

Having Romilly’s birthday followed immediately by Aria’s birthday has created itself a tradition: Two Cake Day.

Having Romilly’s birthday followed immediately by Aria’s birthday has created itself a tradition: Two Cake Day.
Practicality calls for a combined family gathering, but both girls have to have their own cakes.

This year, Carolyn was tasked with finding something cute and two-year-old appropriate, while also meeting Romilly’s brief of a “rainbow unicorn cake”.

Somehow, she managed to deliver exactly what was required.

Photography by the sea

Last weekend, I fulfilled my annual tradition of going to see Sculpture by the Sea at Cottesloe, swim out into the ocean, and remind myself that yet another year of my life has passed. This year I also took the opportunity to use my new camera and enjoy seeing things through the viewfinder. As the sun set, my brother and I wandered through the sculptures, the people, and the gorgeous light.

One of my favourite moments of the evening was a little bit of friendly competition between Romilly, my brother, and myself. It resulted in my favourite image of the evening:

Of course, not everyone was as focussed on the sculptures or the photography:

For an alternate view, check out my brother’s photos.