One day- Lensbaby Blog Circle – Post 2

One day- Lensbaby Blog Circle – Post 2

There is something brooding and dark surrounding ancient churches and their grounds. Enhanced more during the bleak winter months. I never know if that is because of the history that these walls have shadowed , tarnished by the suffering and meek existence of poor...
Tell me a story mummy ( Mother’s Day love )

Tell me a story mummy ( Mother’s Day love )

When I was a little girl, I would love lying in my mother’s lap, as she told me stories that she would make up as she went along, and of course I would be a character in their somewhere. Brought warmth to my heart and I felt very loved. There was something so...
My week in Images. Wk 8/18

My week in Images. Wk 8/18

When all the social media feeds are awash with excitement about the arrival of Spring. I found myself, oddly, hankering to hold onto the last of these dark winter days. I guess because in the evenings, lights inside homes still cast a familiar glow, and wood fires...
My week in Images. Wk 7/18

My week in Images. Wk 7/18

This view  from my balcony and seeing the high mountains and pretty village below.   Spending a quiet evening making my own craft stamp which was inspired by the mountain pine trees. Printed onto linen which will be made into small bags. Whilst we were away it...
My week in Images. Wk 6/18

My week in Images. Wk 6/18

For some reason as the darker days of Januray draw out into the lighter afternoons of February. I feel that urgency of still wanting to hibernate so that I can nest indoors with lots of crafts with a steaming mug of tea nearby. I came across Merchant & Mills when...
My week in Images. Wk 5/18

My week in Images. Wk 5/18

Absolutely wonderful to be so close to this majestic beast who thankfully still retained some of his wild instinct as he was very aware of me and my camera but did allow me to photograph him before trotting off! With all the windy weather we have experienced lately...
My top 3 tips on how to adapt your engagement

My top 3 tips on how to adapt your engagement

Okay so we all heard about the recent changes that are going to be made over on Facebook and how that will impact the smaller businesses and creatives. But it got me thinking about how to adapt to that change and to not throw my hands up in defeat! I think social...
One day- Lensbaby Blog Circle

One day- Lensbaby Blog Circle

I’m relatively new to the scene of using Lensbaby within my photography. I was inspired by Janet Broughton of Definitely Dreaming http://www.definitelydreaming.com after seeing some her amazing images and the vast range of styles that can be produced using...
A special Treehouse retreat.

A special Treehouse retreat.

Treehouse (Noun) A structure built in the branches of a tree for children to play in. Well, that dictionary entry may be true, but this modern architectural triumph encompasses both youthful spirt with a grown up vibe. Here, nestled amongst majestic pines you will...
Winter Activity- Ice Lanterns

Winter Activity- Ice Lanterns

This is such a beautiful winter activity to do and you need very little resources to make them. Make as many as you want and watch them glow and twinkle. Forage sprigs and leaves from your garden or when you are out on a winter walk, look for fallen leaves, berries...