This is me, Lou Binns, aged 5 or 6 years old. It was the annual Christmas pantomime with the Lynette Merrick dance school. Yours truly was one of the teddy bears in "The Teddy Bears Picnic" dance sequence.
Fabulous lipstick application is what i think when i look at this photo. Also, those freckles look sooooooooo natural don't you think? :)
This is me 5 and a half years ago, during my third year of uni when i was a teaching assistant in Périgueux.
So before I started with the blonde highlights and when i was a pro with the old fake tan. And pre JB.
This photo was taken on the evening of mine and Lynn's housewarming party. We had all the other assistants round ours and it was a really fun evening! I forget the name of the street that we lived on, but I do remember the girl who lived above me was
a bit totally crazy. She had parties until 4am in the morning, when most people are fast asleep, then she slept all day and would throw stuff from her balcony onto my kitchen window if i had music playing. She also borrowed money for cigarettes and hair straighteners from Lynn, which she never saw again.
This is one of the first photos taken of Jon and I as a couple. It was taken by my bestie Maryana, and we were in Queenie cocktail bar, just off the Champs Elysées. We look 4 years younger that is for sure : ) At the time, i'd had my hair cut shorter on one side. *too cool for school*