Advent Blog: 5th December – Darkness into light

Back to Advent Sunday again! After I had finished photographing the nativity I was invited to go back for the Darkness into Light Advent service to take some more photos. As Sunday was my birthday (don’t ask how old!) I said I couldn’t stay for the whole service (Geoff had planned the roast beef for…

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Advent Blog: 4th December

Today has been very cold and when you sit at a desk in an old house with out much heating you need a bit of warming up! Cue a visit to the fridge to gather up all the slightly tired looking veggies to turn them into a lovely soup. This is my homemade minestrone. To…

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Advent Blog: 3rd December

We love a good Christmas ghost story in our house – from the scholarly chillers of M R James to modern adaptations like Crickley Hall which concluded last night. One of our favourite ways to enjoy a story is to sit round the fire by candle light while someone reads a spine chiller – even…

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Advent Blog: 2nd December

This morning at the request of our village church I went to photograph a very unique Nativity which has been lovingly restored for Christmas this year. 1928, the Vicar of Carbrooke Rev. George Chambers commissioned a set of 24″ Plaster Nativity figures for Carbrooke Church, the figures were dressed in the style of 1920’s and…

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Advent Blog: 1st December

So another year…another Christmas… another Advent Blog. Today was a good day – after watching my daughter Reya play football in the freezing cold (and score a cracking goal!) we hit the shops in Norwich to start our Christmas shopping. I meant to put in a camera but forgot so had to make do with…

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