Saturday, April 23, 2011

almost a year

I asked Gemma if she wanted to update her blog as it had been a year since she did anything with it. We had fun this morning picking out the new design and downloading images from her camera.
Since last year she has lost 3 teeth, replaced 2 of those with grown up versions, moved into 1st grade and gotten even better at reading, writing and riding her bike. She plays tennis now (better than I ever will) and will be doing netball and starting circus school to master hula-hooping. Gemma has already had her first sleepover(s) at a friend's house and has her own metro card. She has made great friends here, but still misses her Natalie and Indra back home.  

Gemma had this to say about her blog:

"It has a long time since I put photos on the blog, but I have been taking lots of photos."


these birds were in the neighbor's almond tree

they left their feathers all over our deck. i collected one.

my friend and our moms went out to sushi. they let us go to the bathroom by ourselves. 
i took this picture before we left my house and then we did a video in the sushi bathroom.

If you are a twin, you are not getting into Gemma's room "inless" she says so. And because the twins can't read she did the international symbol of "NO" drawing them in a circle with the line through it. She made sure to sign it with a love heart and an X for a kiss. No hard feelings.

Who knows when Gemma will get more stuff back on here, but she really wants to write about her new dream to be a circus performer...I am sure she will be back to share her favorite videos with this blog soon.


Turning Japanese said...

Hahaha, the toilet video is very funny. Good on you Gem. Keep taking lots of photos!

melbo said...

Great Gemma, you're in my blog feed now. I'll be waiting for updates (I totally get how busy you are though). Love your work.

rachelc said...

Hi gem gem we all read your blog this morning while we were eating our croissants, so exciting. Circus school sounds like fun do you have to wear a red nose? Love Sienna

Rebecca Sanabria Voice Over said...

I miss you, Gemma!
AND you have an aussie accent. Adorable.


Anonymous said...

I adore your Keep-out note. I should have thought of that when I was growing up. (sorry, Rachel)

Aunt Jane

Valentina said...

welcome back Gemma!!!
I missed your posts and photos...I hope you update your blog soon so I will come here to read

Awesome your new design

Mirabelle said...

I like your blog.

Anonymous said...

Gemma You are so beautyfull girl

Jessica Schaefer said...

Hi Gemma - I really enjoyed your blog so far... keep up the great work! I am a professional photographer like your momma, and I also have a daughter who is a bit like you. She is only 1 1/2 right now, but she already loves cameras, and taking pictures, and puddles. Well, I'm not sure if you like puddles, but I bet you do.
Best of luck with the blog and with all your many interests!
- Jessica

ClaireJ said...

So good! Might I add that the picture of sienna is very pro! :D love to see more pictures soon!

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