Postcards from Dublin

Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

I recently made a return visit to the Emerald Isle visiting the capital Dublin.  After two trips to the Irish countryside I was really looking forward to seeing what Dublin had to offer.  With only three days and nights in the city I wanted to make sure I did as much as I could to get […]

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 […]

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 […]

Festive Season London

Oxford Street, London

It was my birthday a few weeks ago and as part of my celebrations Mum and I took a trip to London. We both hadn’t visited in quite a while and decided it would help us get in the festive spirit. We took the lunchtime train to Marylebone and grabbed a cab straight to Marylebone […]

Life on the Ocean Wave

Le Harve, France

I recently enjoyed a short break with my family.  We took a mini cruise from Southampton aboard Independence of the Seas.  This was my second mini cruise, as well as my second time cruising, you can read about my first cruise experience . We had a pleasant and trouble free journey to Southampton and arrived to […]

Hanbury Hall and Gardens – The Staff and Volunteers

Hanbury Hall and Gardens - Conservation

Having spent the day with the staff and volunteers at Hanbury Hall and Gardens, every person I met enthused about their role. Without these dedicated and passionate people we wouldn’t have such fabulous properties and heritage sites to visit.  Here’s an insight into what it takes to look after the house and gardens at Hanbury […]