Although I was a reasonably fat as a baby and I’m reasonably fat right now, there was a time from about 1980 to 1990 when I was actually quite thin. In fact, you might say I was waif-like in this particular photograph taken in about 1982. Any wonder my mum kept trying to feed me :)
I discovered this photograph which I’d long forgotten while going through some family albums with my sister tonight. The imperative for this particular bout of nostalgic activity was my purchase for her of an electronic photo frame for Christmas. I pre-loaded for her about 50 older and more recent family photographs, mindful that she had a lot of photographs I don’t have copy of. The quid pro quo was that I got copies of lots of photographs, and she got someone to load some more photographs into the frame.
We had a pretty good production line going on. My sister went through the albums identifying suitable photographs for scanning and carefully removing them from the albums, I scanned them and did the appropriate photo-shop work, and my nephew replaced the photographs in the albums. It took us maybe a couple of hours to scan and edit about a hundred photographs. Along the way there was a lot of laughter.
Here’s a couple of favourites from tonight’s activities
2 thoughts on “Scanning The Past”
Looks like kitchenware was the gift du jour at the wedding.
Always a hit. I actually got an email from someone who wrote “We were married in 1970 in Kyogle and the setting must have been so similar – a table behind everyone where presents were placed. We even received [and still have – but we “lost” the little burner underneath] a casserole dish to match the one showing near your Mum’s head.”