We’re back to Europe this week, specifically Ireland and the glorious food we ate there. I love taking pictures of my food but I don’t usually post them anywhere because nobody cares. We had so many good meals in Ireland, though. In Dublin we had Spanish and Indian food in addition to pub fare, plus a lovelytea at Gallaher’s. In Gougane Barra we had one of our fancier meals that was delicious as well as aesthetically pleasing.
If you guys have been viewing my photos over the years, you know all about my travels and know what to expect–maybe some fields in Ireland, flowers and birds in the Galapagos, or buildings in Rome.
So today we’re throwing all that out the window for something completely different: a simple still life photo of everyday life with a toddler.
I took this one on impulse with my phone, not staged at all. The light was pouring in the window and I couldn’t help capturing the moment. My kid likes to scribble but is mostly interested in simply taking the crayons out of the box and them putting them back in.
I’m sure next week we’ll be back to Europe for photos. Don’t worry, I’m not planning on switching to being a mommy blogger any time soon!
In university, I spent a semester studying abroad in Spain. I fell in love with the university town of Salamanca, with its history, culture, and of course nightlife.
I stayed with a host mother in an apartment just a few minutes’ walk from the Plaza Mayor. I walked with one of my other friends to our classes every day and came to love our little neighborhood. There was a tobacconist shop, some bars, a salsa dance club, a butcher’s, and many other little shops. In the winter, vendors sold roasted chestnuts on the street corners.
The local plaza was under construction while I was there; they made a lot of progress over a few months.