Me

Documenting The Details

I follow a LOT of photographers online.  I find it inspiring seeing such an incredible amount of variety in people’s work and art, and I frequently find myself gathering new ideas for different perspectives to try; alternative ways to photograph something; and simple tips, suggestions and ‘how to’ techniques with regards to the more technical…

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Little Loves: June 2019

June seems to have passed by quite quickly and I’m not entirely sure how we’re halfway through the year already.  I said that to someone the other day and their response was to cheerfully let me know that “it’ll be Christmas before we know it!”.  Um, no.  Just, no. In contrast to the last four…

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Little Loves: May 2019

May felt like a total whirlwind of a month.  We got home from our annual Easter trip to Cornwall at the end of April and exactly one month later we jetted off to Boston for May half term!  The girls had precisely sixteen days of actual school (plus weekends in between) and during that time…

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40 Things Before I’m 40: Annual Update (2019)

On my 33rd birthday three years ago,  I posted a list of 40 things I want to do, achieve and experience before I turn 40 years old in 2023. I’d originally started the list when I turned thirty but I hadn’t launched my blog at that point so it existed solely in the relative privacy…

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Little Loves: April 2019

April has been a month of two halves.  The Easter holidays couldn’t have arrived quickly enough after an intense fortnight of complete and utter chaos in the lead up to them.  Work and school were overwhelmingly busy for each of us and there was some kind of event (sporting-, acting- or house-related) happening on almost…

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Little Loves: March 2019

March has been an interesting month.  It has felt pretty full-on, intense, and, if I’m honest, rather stressful at times.  I’m going to be quite glad to see the back of it. We still have no kitchen following the fire we had last month, although thankfully things are starting to move forwards now and we…

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Dad: 4 Years {Opening The Cardboard Box}

February is over, we’re almost halfway through March and I feel like I can breathe again.  I hadn’t realised I was holding my breath.  But I must have been because suddenly there’s a little bit less of a squeezing feeling in my chest. Last month marked four years since my Dad died, suddenly and unexpectedly,…

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Little Loves: February 2019

February has been weird.  It’s usually my least favourite month as it’s the time of year I associate most with my Dad – his birthday plus the anniversaries of his death and his funeral all take place in February.  I usually find it incredibly difficult.  This year has been better though: I’ve been consciously choosing…

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The Fire

I have always said with absolute certainty that the first thing I would grab in a fire is my photos.  As it turns out, I was wrong. You think you know how you’ll react.  You think you know what it will feel like if the unimaginable happens.  You think you know the steps you’ll take…

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2019: My Year Of…

Over time I’ve come to realise that it always takes me a little while to get going at the beginning of a new year.  I’m not one of those people who launches into January all fired up and ready to achieve – I prefer a slower, more gentle start.  I tend to spend January reflecting…

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