The best part of Christmas is not the truckloads of presents, the pavlova, the Christmas ham or the bottomless glass of wine. No. The best part of Christmas for me is that moment when some of the oldest members of our family meet, cuddle and pour love over the youngest and newest members. This year was AJ’s first Christmas and he was lucky enough to be nursed and bottle fed by his Great Grandmother (my Nan) while his Great Grandfather watched on (my Pa). It was a special moment; one that I’m so pleased to have captured on film.
Since moving to Canberra, RP and I have only limited face to face contact with our grandparents. Christmas and Birthdays are about the only times that we can spend quality time with members of the extended family. We wish it could be more often, but that’s the tyranny of distance. It’s what makes Christmas such a wonderful time of the year.