Thursday, 13 December 2012
Photo a Day: 13th December
Phone rings. I'm in the lift, coming down from the 5th floor (where the gym is).
Heart in mouth moment when I see the caller ID is The Boy Child's school.
"Hi Ruth, X here".
"Hi. Is everything alright?"
"Yes, thanks," says X. "Are you coming to the Nativity this afternoon? Yes, of course you are. Will you be bringing your camera?"
"Erm, X, what is it that you want, exactly?"
"Thing is, the professional photographers have let us down, can you take the photos for us, please? Please, please, please."
Of course I took the photos, all one hundred and thirty of them.
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