Self Portrait Saturday: Christmas Pageant ’08 Edition

Adelaide Christmas Pageant 2008 {Collage}

Today's the annual Christmas Pageant here in Adelaide. So, my family had an early start, as we decided to take the train in to the City to watch the parade.

Hubby and I have been here for about 6 Christmases now. And, this was our fourth time to see the pageant. It was my boy's 3rd time to watch and my li'l girl's 2nd time. It's interesting to see the different reactions each year. 🙂

Anyway, even though it was a bit chilly and rainy, the kids still had a ball. And, that's always a joy to see. Plus, the whole thing didn't feel too overwhelming. Still, we were exhausted by the end of it.

I did manage to take some pics, as you can see the collage here. But, I decided not to upload everything on Flickr. At least, not yet.

The thing about being the unofficial 'family photographer' is that I end up having NO pics during these events. Every time we end up looking at these things, I'm hardly ever in front of the camera, if at all.

Well, I guess that's why having self portraits help. And, writing of which, here are two self portraits that I took today during a quick session.

One's a solo pic of me in black and white. And one's of me and my girl. I really enjoyed the one that I did with us together. I took a few fun pics of us that turned out better than I expected. Hope you like them too...

Self Portrait Saturday : 8 Nov 08 Edition

Me and My Girl

Have a great weekend, everyone!

About the Author Shai Coggins (MTeach, MSoc Sci App Psych)

Shai has been managing and blogging here at ShaiCoggins.com for 17 years. Here, she writes about creativity, productivity, and how to recharge for a better, happier lifestyle. She is the author of Today: Life Journal, Colour Bliss: Kaleidoscopes, and a little known children's book. A serial entrepreneur, Shai also currently runs Vervely.com, a boutique digital media agency offering online content, community, and conversion marketing services. Her blogging experience and digital work have been featured in various media, including being listed in Fast Company's "Most Influential Women in Technology" list. Originally from Manila, Shai lived in Singapore and the USA before moving to Australia with her British husband. They have two children, a pet bunny, and a rambunctious rescue Labrador.

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