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Portrait 365 : 245 – 255

17 Sep

I have a big fat confession to make…..I have struggled my arse off to get this to you this round.

My tightrope has been a little wobbly this past fortnight, and I realised that maybe I needed to chill a little before my brain bent irreversibly! Everything is balancing out now and I’m super looking forward to going away to Uluru next week.

Imagine the portraits I’ll get out there?? Reckon that’ll get me right back in the saddle.

I know you’re waiting for the latest instalment so here they are, and my tardiness just means that there is more for you to love this time, like a fat bottomed girl that makes the rocking’ world go ’round.

 

 

Carolyn

Carolyn

“What would you say to your 15 year old self?”

“I would give that kid a massive hug – even though she would pretend she didn’t want it. And I would say “You won’t believe how well this is going to turn out. And for the love of God, lose the green eye shadow.”

It’s no secret I have the biggest lady crush on Champagne Carolyn. She is a great big shining beacon in my life right now…..and a little bit of a bad influence.

Melia

Melia

“A potential friend has to first and foremost satisfy one criteria; that they make me hurt laughing, when I’m sober. There are other boxes to tick, but the people I laugh with or at the most are the people I love the most.”

I went to primary school with this bird for about 6 months in year 6 and I thought she was amazing. Fast forward 25 years and we reconnected through the blog. We caught up in human when I was on the Gold Coast. I still think she is amazing.

Shae

Shae

“My first orgasmic experience was in the shower with a shampoo bottle”

We may or may not have been slightly boozy during this conversation. Go and check Shae’s blog out. She calls herself the hippy next door and she’s a lot of fun.

Andrea

Andrea

“I’d tell my 15 year old self don’t take life too seriously. Things will work out in the end.”

A tiny chat in park led to a lighter mood and a shared smile.

Chandra

 

I’m so bummed I lost this guy’s quote. But basically he told me that anything is possible. He speaks 5 languages, has 5 businesses and was here travelling from the Middle East from memory but he really wanted to say don’t limit yourself. You can do whatever you want.

If this is you and you see this, get in touch with me, please!

Bianca

Bianca

“I hid behind the bocce-drome and I kissed a kid called Roger. It was my first kiss. Naturally, there was about 3 other kids gathered around watching. It was really dreamy. He was a good kid.”

I’ve been watching this chick for about a year and been secretly jealous of her talent. When I met her, though, that just fell away and we talked the real stuff and laughed, and we hugged. Bianca Wordley is as amazing in real life as she is on the page. 

Stuart

Stuart

“Ann Stacey was a girl who lived around the corner and one afternoon she was sitting on a gate to a field at the end of my street. One day we just kissed and then we were boyfriend and girlfriend. I was about 14.”

Reckons he’s not photogenic. Whatevs.

Fox

Fox

Happy 4th Birthday, darling Foxy Pants.

Peta

Peta

“I’d tell my 15 year old self that boys with long hair look good but they’re more trouble than they’re worth.”

Once upon a time Peta was my baby cousin. I guess she still is but now she’s a stunning, intelligent woman who loves a short haired man.

Gillian

Gillian

“Tom was my formal partner’s good mate and we ended dating for a whole year before he dumped me really badly. Then we’d get back together and then he’d dump me again.We did it about three times. The first two times broke my heart but then I became blasé about it. I think it was habitual.”

You know when someone tells you you’re gonna love someone and you’re all sceptical because you’re jaded and shit? Let me tell you, Champagne Gillian did not disappoint. She was everything I was told she was and then some. A true pleasure to be around.

 

Graeme

Graeme

“It’s hard to pick one thing that I’m proud of because I’ve always enjoyed everything I’ve done. I started Double J radio station and I enjoyed that. Then I became a furniture maker and I enjoyed that too. Now I’ve moved to the suburbs and I am a gardening enthusiast which I really enjoy. Oh, and I enjoy making curries.”

I’v known Graeme for almost 20 years. He used to drink at a bar I worked at and when I left there I never saw him…. until recently when I’ve seen him twice walking past my grandparent’s house in the middle of nowhere. He hasn’t aged a day.

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Portrait 365 : 230 – 237

27 Aug

 

 

Georgie

Georgie

“The word on the street is that three of my favourite things start with ‘C’ – champagne, cheese, and chilli crab.”

Anika

Anika

Because, fabulous, darling.

Geoff

Geoff

“I’m proud of my daughters because they’re accomplished.”

“Are you proud because they’re accomplished?”

“No, because of who they are as people.”

“Are you friends? Do they tell you their secrets? Is that why your bald?”

“Nah, that’s hereditary.”

Candice

Candice

“I used to wear heels to the corner shop. Now I’m more of a Cons girl, but these new shoes are comfy as fuck.”

Rodney

Rodney

“I felt like there was something wrong. 12 months prior I felt like I could hear two people talking about me and they were discussing how I was sick. I finally went to the doctor for a check up and they sent me straight to Emergency where they hooked me up to machines for 20 hours before diagnosing Type 1 Diabetes. Apparently I was nearly dead. The moral to the story – listen to the voice in your head.

Sam

Sam

Gabrielle

Gabrielle

“I was beside myself about turning 39, but when I woke up today on my birthday I realised I have lived a life less ordinary. I have won and lost, and taken big risks, and although my life may not look like I imagined it – that’s why I was framing out – I realised it’s better and the best is yet to come.”

Kerri

Kerri

“The poor Chinese waiter retreated in giggles when he heard ‘What colour is YOUR anus?”

One of the funniest yum cha conversations EVER between three very open, and awesome if I may say so, women.

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Portrait 365 : 40

9 Feb
Joshua

Joshua

‘Can we go and get the Ninja Turtle Slime now?’

Bribery is alive and well in jungle.

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Portrait 365 : 38

7 Feb

 

James

James

‘My mother is British. I got her accent and my sisters got her legs.’

I always get a little bit excited when I meet an eccentric, especially  young one. I think in an era of everyone trying not to stick out eccentricity is a dying art.

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Portrait 365 : 37

6 Feb
Gull in Grandpapa's backyard.

Gull in Grandpapa’s backyard.

A grey and rainy day meant we stayed fairly close to home, but there was still one model keen for a portrait.

Had bugger all to say for himself although I think I heard him say ‘Faaaark’.

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Portrait 365 : 36

5 Feb
Remy and Elodie

Remy and Elodie

‘Jolie rencontre avec Danielle et ses magnifiques enfants sur la route du woofing en Nouvelle Zelande!’

This gorgeous French couple were sitting across the aisle from us on the plane yesterday. Luckily for all concerned my enfants were indeed magnifiques for the whole flight.

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Portrait 365 : 35

4 Feb
Dexter

Dexter

‘Goodbye Daddy’

The kids and I have gone to Grandpapa’s house for a couple of weeks. It’s a big adventure on the plane, which is exciting, but saying goodbye is always hard for my little man.

The big man too.

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Portrait 365 : 34

3 Feb
Anika
Anika

‘BEACH!!!’

It appears my littlest love is quite fond of performing for the camera. Simply cannot imagine where she gets it from.

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Portrait 365 : 33

2 Feb
Bill

Bill

 

‘I look after my granddaughter three afternoons a week. Monday is dance, Tuesday is swimming and Friday is gymnastics.’

This was the fourth time I’d asked Bill if I could shoot him. A few weeks ago I told him I’d ask him every time I saw him and I thought we’d be friends by the end of summer.

Got him sooner than I expected.

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Portrait 365 : 32

1 Feb
Mark

Mark

‘Do you want to go out sometime?’

I then pointed out to young Mark that the screaming child he could hear inside the ferry cabin was mine… that nipped that in the bud.

I was flattered none the less.

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