Thursday, May 14, 2009

Fast and furious

As a toddler, I was hell-bent on speed... and the colour red:

As a ten-year-old, I was an avid boater (tsk tsk, no lifejacket!!!) This is Grenadier Pond at High Park in Toronto, where they used to rent rowboats. Perhaps they still do!

When I was little, my Mum sewed all my Hallowe'en costumes. I fear this one may be bordering on the racist, or at least politically incorrect. It was the 1960s, and I can't say my British parents were particularly culturally sensitive at the time, though they did improve later in life. But I loved the green, and it's still my favourite shade:

And finally, me with some early reading material, wearing more of my mother's handiwork:


  1. You were ADORABLE!

  2. You were a little cutie!!

  3. What happened, eh? Now I am no longer blonde, and I often sport a gas mask... ;)

  4. Anonymous6:49 pm

    HOW CUTE!!!

    you're still cute. ;*

  5. You were quite the fashionista.

  6. Sad that my fashionista days ended at about age seven...


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