little boy and beach huts, Norfolk

It’s All About Photos

Photos come easier, even when they don’t come that easily, they are easier than words. In fact, I haven’t written anything for a really long time. For this, there are all sorts of reasons, but the outcome has been that I’ve just had nothing…

July 10, 2018

The Art of Living Well, with The White Company

This post is in collaboration with The White Company We are nearly there, it’s the home stretch. It’s almost time when we can officially tell winter to do one, and make life all about blossom and bare legs again. The days are undeniably longer,…

February 16, 2018
Amsterdam autumn sunset

City Breaks with Kids – Amsterdam

During my twenties I was relatively skint – I focussed on paying rent, saving for a house deposit and working several jobs at once, and just a few weeks after my thirtieth birthday I had my first baby. Travel abroad was a luxury that…

December 7, 2017
Taytlors of Harrogate, Yorkshire tea at Rudding Park hotel

A Story of Tea and Travels

This post is in collaboration with Creating for Good and Taylors of Harrogate I often question the “value” of my photography, finding myself brushing it away as something that it just silly. I worry that my images aren’t weighty enough, or won’t be taken…

November 13, 2017

Luxury Living with Tesco’s Fox and Ivy

My bedroom has always been my favourite room. It is the full width of the house, with a large bay window and another smaller window, and it floods with natural light even on the darkest days. When we moved in nearly 8 years ago…

October 28, 2017
With influence comes responsibility - little boys in lavender field

On Influence and Responsibility

Everybody knows things can get pretty daft on Instagram and I’m sure we all see images which are… shall we say a little ‘fantastical”? There is a great parody account called @youdidnotsleepthere – “celebrating Instagram’s most illogical campsites”. It’s very funny, and most of…

September 18, 2017

Landscape Photography – Having a Dabble in The Lake District

Although I’ve learnt a lot in the last three years, I have so much more to learn. Although not entirely a beginner any more, I would say my technical experience with photography is limited to a “need to know” basis. If I’ve struggled with…

July 14, 2017
Using scaffolding planks to make a character backdrop

Photography Backdrops

I used to scroll Instagram admiring people’s beautiful breakfast scenes, and thinking how fortunate they were to happen to have a rustic wooden table or marble worktops in their home. I used to try to and create my own pictures by dragging old chests…

July 5, 2017