The last time I posted photographs of my sister’s daughter, Elke Adele Smith, she was six months old. She’s now ten months, and I have new photographs.
Here is my favourite, rolling about by the River Torrens in Adelaide:
More from the same place. Mum (her grandmother) also appears, in her role as chair and climbing frame. You can see Elke is trying to learn crawling, but her legs haven’t figured it out yet.
We passed through the Festival Theatre, where I made this video …
(I used Youtube’s frankly awful background music selection tool — which I’d rant about at length were it not for the fact that doing so would be incongruous in a blog post about a cute baby — but for a 30 second video it can be made to work)
… and took these photos:
Here we are walking by the Torrens and later reading a book:
Finally, more playing around. This time in the playground by the caravan park:
I see no need to add much commentary; the pictures speak for themselves. She’ll soon be a whole year old, which is pretty amazing.