Street Art in Birmingham


City of Colours, Digbeth, Birmingham

Having had so much fun on the inaugural Visit Birmingham Instameet photographing reflections around Paradise Circus, I was excited for the second instameet. This took place around the creative quarter in Digbeth, Birmingham’s urban heritage area, and focused on the street art developed for the City of Colours. The Instameet was led by street arts specialists, […]

Life Lately


Burton on the Hill, Cotswolds

It seems that the pace of life lately just seems to be quickening as the weeks go by.  There’s been lots of fun things taking place and it’s been great to meet lots of new faces as well as spend time with close friends.  April started with one of my favourite things to do – […]

Stratford Butterfly Farm


Glasswing, Stratford Butterfly Farm

Having made the decision to make time to improve my photography, this year, one of my latest trips was to Stratford Butterfly Farm in Stratford upon Avon.  I was keen to practice my macro photography and knew this would be the perfect place.  I spent a couple of hours getting up close and personal to […]

Duran Duran’s Careless Memories by Denis O’Regan


Duran Duran, Careless Memories by Denis O'Regan at Malmaison, Birmingham

When an invitation dropped in my inbox with the subject Duran Duran and photography in the same heading I was intrigued. My inner 80’s child and my love of photography meant I was eager to find out more.  The invitation was to the official launch of Duran Duran ‘Careless Memories’ by renowned English rock photographer […]

A Day Trip to Painswick


The Falcon, Painswick, Cotswolds

As you know I love the Cotswolds and over the Easter weekend we took a trip to Painswick.  It is stunningly beautiful just like all Cotswold villages/ towns are. The plan was to meet fellow blogger Meg, from Millie and Meg, have lunch and then explore the town. Meg and I had been  chatting, on […]

Spring Awakening


Landscape view of the Cotswolds, UK

Spring is one of my favourite seasons. Having been blessed with gorgeous sunshine for several weeks, it’s so lovely to see spring awakening. The daffodils dancing in the sun light. The snowdrops blanketing the ground.  The early morning coolness which fades when the sun appears. The lambs skipping around the fields.  The lush green countryside. […]