24 December 2011

family time.

christmas time has always been family time for me. this year will be different since both my grandmas are no longer with us - but that doesn't mean I will forget them. being at my parents house these days - I have been looking for more old family photographs and I have found some I have never seen before.

• nonna Ebe and nonno Dino in their beautiful garden:

these pictures were all taken by my dad in 1968 - when he was 18 years old.

• nonna Ebe and nonno Dino's home with my dad's first car:

the first of the batch is a blow up - the others were still taken in 1968 but with a different camera.

• my dad as a boy:

two of the best photos I have ever found of my dad - in my opinion.

the ones I have uploaded here are just a few of the photographs I have found: I have many more to look at during my family Christmas time.
♥ Christmas with my family is one of the best time of the year - I hope you are having a lovely family Christmas time too!

10 comments:

  1. <3 these pictures are just lovely.
    I like the ones of your father too, he is always charming!

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  2. thank you :-)
    yes he is still a charming man indeed!

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  3. superhandsome dad!
    and wow new nonna ebe!
    what great discoveries really! <3

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  4. thank you, Amanda :-)
    I hope you're having a lovely Christmas eve!

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  5. :))) bellissime queste foto! Sarà un bel natale tutti assieme <3

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  6. lo sarà :-) lo è!

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  7. Ahhh family time is always the best and i also love looking through old photos! Merry christmas Polly, eat loads and keep being awesome :) Wow you know those 2nd batch of photos looks like they've been taken frm instagrams haha.

    I'll say it again, your dad was very dashing! Such great photos

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  8. how could I translate "dashing" in italian for him? :-)

    thank you and happy Xmas to you too!

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  9. oh.... old family photos are always so lovely!
    your grandparents had a beautiful garden!
    but i guess the photo i love the most is the one of your father in school with the atlas in the background :) just precious!

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  10. I absolutely agree :-) it's a beautiful picture!

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