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Arabella Carter Johnson

Arabella Carter-Johnson is Iris Grace’s mother and a professional photographer. In 2008, she and her husband Peter-Jon settled in the rolling hills of Leicestershire where Arabella grew up.Working as a freelance photographer, her work ranged from family portraits, landscapes, to film stills capturing unique images by using natural light and quiet observation.  The following year she joined a well-renowned portrait studio and became their lead wedding photographer. Arabella and P-J’s daughter, Iris Grace was born in 2009 and their lives changed forever.Arabella has documented their journey through diary entries and photographs and now tells Iris’s story in her first book. http://irisgracepainting.com/https://www.facebook.com/IrisGracePainting/http://www.bookdepository.com/book/9781405923644/?a_aid=irisgracepainting

How an Amazing Cat Changed My Child with Autism’s World

Iris Grace and her special cat

I have loved animals all my life and in the past I practiced Horse Whispering and have always had pets around me.  So, for me, my first thoughts were about equine therapy and a service dog.  For us neither of those two were right for Iris but after looking after my brother’s cat over Christmas […]

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