Motivational Monday – Let’s Grow


Image showing a snowdrop growing

Motivational Monday – one word to inspire your month.  With two months of the year already behind us and with Spring just around the corner this month is all about how we GROW: How did you get on last month with staying focused on the goal that you have set yourself? Have you already completed […]

Romantic Historic Stately Homes in the UK


Highclere Castle

One of the many things that I love to do is to visit the historic stately homes that are scattered through the English countryside. Whether these are privately owned or operated by organisations such as the National Trust, I can’t help but imagine what life was like, if only the walls could talk, I’m sure […]

Ten Tips for a Good Life Balance


Happiness quote

Following on from last week where we looked at How to Live a Balanced Life, I’m going to share with you how you can stay focused by providing you with ten top tips for a good life balance.  These are designed to enable you to find more time for the priorities you have set yourself in order […]

Charlecote at Dawn


Charlecote at Dawn

Last week I had the pleasure of photographing the Charlecote Park – Deer at Dawn.  Being up and about before the dawn sunrise was a first for a long time, but it reminded me how much beauty I miss out on.  Waiting for night to become day was invigorating and brought with it an eagerness […]

How to Live a Good Balanced Life


Happiness quotes

A few months ago I wrote about my own life balance and how for most of last year I found it hard to achieve. What I’ve learnt, like anything in life, it takes work to create a life that makes you happy and fulfilled.  How to live a good balanced life isn’t about looking at […]

Charlecote Park – Deer at Dawn


The fallow deer at Charlecote Park, Warwickshire

Since making the decision to improve my photography I have only been out a handful of times with my camera to purposely take photos.  I usually grab my camera to take photos whilst I am reviewing or out for the day.  However in the last three weeks, I have taken two trips where the sole purpose […]

Love Is…..


Quote - You don’t find love, it finds you. It’s got a little bit to do with destiny, fate and what’s written in the stars

There is no getting away from the fact that February seems to have been deemed the month where we focus on Love. We all know love is a gift to be cherished every single day. The best kind of love is one given by those who make you see the sun, who believe in you, […]

Inaugral Visit Birmingham Instameet


Glamour in the County, Instameet, Birmingham

I love taking photos of the world around me.  So when I was invited by Visit Birmingham to join them on their inaugural Instameet I immediately said yes.  How could I pass up spending time taking photos of one of my favourite cities.  But what is an Instameet I hear you cry.  It’s a way […]