Friday, September 30, 2011

M.I.A. (Missing in Action)

Where have I been? 

OK my last post was 2nd September…..I could give you the long winded reason why I haven’t been around here but I have explained it at least 100 time to various Doctors and Nurses in the last 10 days or so.

So the very short version is I have a buggered left knee and need some cartilage trimmed (seeing surgeon on 7th Oct) and I landed myself in hospital for a couple of days with an allergic reaction to 2 different antibiotics which made me swell up like a North West Blowie (the locals will know what that is) from my eyes to my sternum….not a pretty site.  Anyway after several Dr’s and an eventual visit to hospital I am on the mend and very thankful to be able to breathe normally, look nearly normal again and stop itching.

In amongst all of that we managed to squeeze in a photo session with Gemma which we have been trying to do for quite some time now.  What with her School/Dance/Work schedule there is very little time available these days for much else.

Here are just some of the photos from the day.  Once I’m feeling better hopefully I can finish editing some more and share…..this session is something I took so much from and I hope to continue to take photographs just for me…..and you!  Feedback is appreciated.

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A couple of things I have discovered lately that have made my life SOOOOO much easier are:

Windows Live Writer – This blog post was written with it and then posted to my Blogger blog.  Awesome.  So much easier to type a post and format photos in the editor and they can be previewed before posting too.  LOVE IT!  Check it out if you don’t already use it.  If you do, then I’m going to look like a slow learner aren’t I.  Oh well better late than never.

A couple of months ago I invested in an iPad2 – my life has never been the same since….honestly this little bit of technology has changed my world – just LOVE it.  I’m trying to make sure I spend some time searching for APPS that are going to make my life run alot smoother, but it’s also beneficial to have everything with me when I need it and be able to use it as a marketing tool for my business has been so worth it already.

Here’s where I need some help from you…..I’m a list maker (if you didn’t already know!) and I have lists for work, personal, family etc etc.  I’ve tried just using a simple notepad APP but it has become cumbersome to keep erasing and adding to my lists.  Can you suggest a really good List Maker APP for the iPad?

A couple of books I have been reading……

by Peter Adams – here

This is a coffee table book – not one to be read in bed.

Book-cover_about

by Marieke Hardy – here

On my iPad

Enjoy your week and hopefully I will be back sooner rather than later!

Oh and I would love some more photos to edit for you so send them to my email sharon@sharonmanning.com.au and I will work some magic on them……thanks!

5 comments:

Laura said...

Lovely, especially the first and last!

Can't help you with the ipad apps... i don't have own i-anything!

suzitee said...

So sorry that you have been unwell Sharon, but glad to hear you are on the mend. The photos are divine...she is a very beautiful girl, and I love what you have captured in those shots. I don't own any i-technology, but am thinking about giving in to it soon :) Would be interested to see what you learn.

CR Couture Studio said...

Just Gorgeous I love the first one its my fave.
I have i everything Just love Apple
xxx

Lissy said...

Superb work Sharon :)

A Spoonful Of Sugar said...

Glad to hear you are feeling heaps better Sharon! Your photos are amazing as always:)