advent calendar the 17th

princess clara


This is me on Christmas Day when I was 4. I can’t make out whether I look fed up or just tired, but it seems to perfectly catch that moment when you’ve been in your party clothes for too long.

My Mum remembers that she had flu that year, and sat up in bed on Christmas Eve sewing on the sequins.




  1. Helen Mackenzie Smith

    What a brilliant post – and what a gorgeous photo! We’ve all been there…. And admiring congratulations to the seamstress too! H

  2. Anne-Marie

    Aww, so cute!! (Sorry!) 😉


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