With all the grief and anxiety surrounding our watery circumstances in Bangkok, I feel the need for a laugh and a smile. Perhaps you do, too. For our collective good mental health, let me share with you a picture of my friends Chris and Antony’s son, Archer.
Isn’t he cute?
My cousins’ son just turned one and to celebrate, they held a “smash the cake” party along with one of their friend’s son who was alos turning one. Another friend who is a photographer came along and offered to shoot the party since she doesn’t have a lot of experience with this type of event.
Now, I’m probably doing the wrong thing by posting a picture of my cousins’ friend’s son rather than my own cousins’ son, but I thought this picture was especially adorable.
The whole cake-smashing party seems strange to me, though. I don’t remember my first birthday but I hadn’t previously heard of making the cake-smashing the point of the party. Everything is set up on a washable tablecloth and the baby is encouraged to smash the cake. Did I do that when I was one?