My Lay-Flat Mondays (23)

Week 23 of my new series: My Lay Flat Mondays!!
The purpose: describe my past week in just one picture, boots my creativity vibes at the same time, and stop going through life one week at the time without even noticing it.
So here it is!
Week 23: July 14 – July 20
My Lay-Flat Mondays © Catherine Houston
– Palm Leaves: living tropical
 
– Flowers: pink and white Gerbera flowers
 
– Book: “L’homme qui regardait la nuit” – Gilbert Sinoué
 
– Bubble mixes : We had a few bubble fights this week!
 
– Insta Pics: for a few things happening this week, like removing the old artwork and the kids room to update their “art gallery”; my weekly bouquet, and last but not least, my new plant, an orchid (a big challenge for me, since so far I had very little success with Orchids…).
 
– Mask: still mandatory (oh no!!!! I forgot it on the picture…)
 
– Camera
© 2020 MermozinePhotography

My Lay-Flat Mondays (22)

Week 22 of my new series: My Lay Flat Mondays!!
The purpose: describe my past week in just one picture, boots my creativity vibes at the same time, and stop going through life one week at the time without even noticing it.
So here it is!
Week 22: July 07 – July 13
My Lay-Flat Mondays © Catherine Houston
– Monstera Plant Leaves: living tropical
 
– Flowers: pink and white Calla Lillies and red Anthurium
 
– Exercice books: Summer break means schooling exercise books “Cahiers de Vacances”, to not forget in these 2 months long vacations everything learned during the school year
 
– Glasses : A got a new pair of glasses this week!!
 
– Mask: still mandatory
 
– Camera
© 2020 MermozinePhotography

My Lay-Flat Mondays (21)

Week 21 of my new series: My Lay Flat Mondays!!
The purpose: describe my past week in just one picture, boots my creativity vibes at the same time, and stop going through life one week at the time without even noticing it.
So here it is!
Week 21: June 30 – July 06
My Lay-Flat Mondays is a personal photography challenge.

– Monstera Plant Leaves: living tropical

– Curcuma flowers: they are beautiful and I like their peppery smell

– Black Board: “End of School” – this Friday was the last day for 2019-2020 school year – A sweet and sour day really because yes the kids were excited to be in summer break, but for us, as many other expats, summer break means flying to our home country to spend time with our family, but this year because of Covid-19 we can’t … 😦

– Insta Pictures : This week we were able to go back to the swimming pool!!

– Book: The library finally re-opened!! Yeah!!! So book of the week is “Frappe-toi le coeur” from Amelie Nothomb

– Mask: still mandatory

– Camera

My Lay-Flat Mondays (20)

Photography challenge
Week 20 of my new series: My Lay Flat Mondays!!
The purpose: describe my past week in just one picture, boots my creativity vibes at the same time, and stop going through life one week at the time without even noticing it.
So here it is!
Week 20: June 23 – June 29

Photography challenge

 
– Monstera Plant Leaves: living tropical
 
– Pink Calla Lilies: they make a beautiful bouquet with the monstera leaves
 
– Purple umbrella: it has been raining like cats and dogs pretty much all week…
 
– Black Board: as you can see I’m celebrating the opening of Singapore’s business by a trip to the dentist
 
– Mangoes: we have been offered some delicious mangoes from India… really delicious… and a lot of them… so I’m becoming some sort an expert in the field of mango upside-down cake 🙂
 
– Mask: still mandatory (I discovered some advantages of worrying it as walking near a durian stand)
 
– Camera

My Lay-Flat Mondays (19)

Week 19 of my new series: My Lay Flat Mondays!!
The purpose: describe my past week in just one picture, boots my creativity vibes at the same time, and stop going through life one week at the time without even noticing it.
So here it is!
Week 19: June 16 – June 22

My Lay-Flat Mondays © Catherine Houston

– Myrthus branches: the flower shop is now open again, so new scent for this week!
 
– Pink Flowers: Frangipani, pick up in the street on the way to school
 
– Blue Flowers: Hortensia – my grand-parents house in France has lots of beautiful ones, so they are loaded of emotions for me.
 
– Candles: another birthday this week – my second girl turned 8!!
 
– Black Board: “Phase 2” – which means that I can finally go back to work… yeah!!!
 
– mask: still mandatory (all day long for the kids at school…)
 
– Camera
© 2020 MermozinePhotography

My Lay-Flat Mondays (18)

Week 18 of my new series: My Lay Flat Mondays!!
The purpose: describe my past week in just one picture, boots my creativity vibes at the same time, and stop going through life one week at the time without even noticing it.
So here it is!
Week 18: June 08 – June 15
My Lay-Flat Mondays © Catherine Houston
My personal weekly photography challenge: describing my past week in a Lay-Flat setting.
– Bougainvillea branches: because it was time to prune it
 
– Flowers: red anthurium (from my balcony), purple chrysanthemum (from the shop)
 
– Play-doh: I got some new play-doh for the kids this week so the creations went wild
 
– Black Board: “Baking Show”, we filmed our own baking competition!! (making play-doh cakes!!)
 
– Magazine: I’ve received a new Click Magazine this week, which I usually opened like a kid and read in one hour. Loads of inspiration in each one of them….
 
– mask: still mandatory (all day long for the kids at school…)
 
– Camera

My Lay-Flat Mondays (17)

Week 17 of my new series: My Lay Flat Mondays!!
The purpose: describe my past week in just one picture, boots my creativity vibes at the same time, and stop going through life one week at the time without even noticing it.
So here it is!
Week 17: June 01 – June 07
My Lay-Flat Mondays © Catherine Houston
– Flowers: honestly no idea what their name might be, they make a nice bouquet 🙂
 
– Black Board: “Phase 1”, so we started this week the first phase of re-opening after the Circuit Breaker, some subtiles changes, but a step in the good direction!
 
– Kid bus card: because the schools reopened this week!! (the kids get to go every other week)
 
– Sponge: because we’re having water leak issues in our apartment this week 😦 …
 
– Cutting Board: mangoes covered in dark chocolate (my new favorite snack!!!)
 
– mask: still mandatory (all day long for the kids at school…)
 
– Camera
© 2020 MermozinePhotography

My Lay-Flat Mondays (16)

Week 16 of my new series: My Lay Flat Mondays!!
The purpose: describe my past week in just one picture, boots my creativity vibes at the same time, and stop going through life one week at the time without even noticing it.
So here it is!
Week 16: May 26 – June 01
My Lay-Flat Mondays © Catherine Houston
– Palm tree branch: living tropical
 
– Hibiscus flower: from my balcony
 
– Kiwis on a black background, for a new photography series I’m working on (fruits and vegetables, in black and white, on a dark background)
 
– Ballerina outfit: this week was school break, and filled with dancing
 
– mask: can’t wait to be able to remove it from these pictures…
 
– Camera
© 2020 MermozinePhotography

My Lay-Flat Mondays (15)

Week 15 of my new series: My Lay Flat Mondays!!
The purpose: describe my past week in just one picture, boots my creativity vibes at the same time, and stop going through life one week at the time without even noticing it.
So here it is!
Week 15: May 18 – May 25
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– Palm tree branch: living tropical (yes, I know It’s getting old… looking forward to the plant shops to re-open!!)
– Hibiscus flowers: from my balcony
– Blue class notebook: another week of home schooling filled with french grammar 😉
– Limes: one of my favorite fruits: I add them everywhere, in my cakes, on our crepes, on the fish, I make juices out of them, …
– Black board: can you guess from my drawing what are weekly movie night was? Yes, the Trolls!! (I say Movie night, but the kids watched it more than once this week…)
– Wooden baby puzzle pieces: my little one is starting his puzzle phase…
– mask: made in Singapore and now mandatory to go out.
– Camera
© 2020 MermozinePhotography

My Lay-Flat Mondays (14)

Week 14 of my new series: My Lay Flat Mondays!!
 
The purpose: describe my past week in just one picture, boots my creativity vibes at the same time, and stop going through life one week at the time without even noticing it.
 
 
So here it is!
Week 14: May 11 – May 18
My Lay-Flat Mondays © Catherine Houston
Weekly photography Challenge
 
– Palm tree branch: living tropical (yes, I know It’s getting old… looking forward to the plant shops to re-open!!)
 
– Frangipani flowers: from a first walk around the block
 
– Paint: one of my girl decided to start painting this week (painting her siblings)
 
– Coloured ice cubes: for ice painting assignments from school which ended up in what everyone wanted to do
 
– Black board: for one more week of homeschooling
 
– Penguin drawing: movie night was “Happy Feet”
 
– mask: made in Singapore and now mandatory to go out.
 
– Camera
© 2020 MermozinePhotography