As I type the realisation that summer really has ended is beginning to set it. Last night I cracked out my warm pyjamas and bed socks and it won’t be long before the winter duvet comes back out of the airing cupboard. Still we  can’t complain – we really did have a lovely summer for…

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I’m thrilled to report that some of my photos will be on display and available to buy at the Welbourne Arts festival over this weekend. The Festival is the biggest village-based contemporary arts festival in Norfolk and features a fantastic two days ofilm, drama, dance, visual arts, live music, literature, street performers, comedy and hands-on…

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Back in March I Blogged about Yoga Mala – a special event to both celebrate the spring equinox and to raise money for The Humanitarian Concern Centre (HCC) an orphanage in Kathmandu in Nepal.  The final total raised was £200 which will go a long way out in Nepal.  Last week i handed the money…

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Rain filled clouds in Norfolk sky

So there I am in the kitchen – it’s Friday night, I’m cooking a curry (Thai green in case you’re interested!) and I look out of the window to see an amazing rain and hail laden, dark sky in bright sunshine. Sometimes photography is like a drug – so I run to the office, put…

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scarecrows and corn

Over the last few days I seem to have been nothing but a taxi service for my teenage offspring, ferrying them and an assortment of friends to the cinema, shopping, parties and sleepovers.  Yesterday evening I found myself driving at sun set after dropping my son off at yet another 18th birthday bash.  Luckily I’d…

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I hate to drone on again about the weather but this last week has been so cold and miserable and so unlike Spring… This morning we woke to bright sunshine and even thought there still a fierce Easterly wind it has given us a bit of hope that spring might finally be on the way.…

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The forecast was right and today the sky was blue for the first time in ages.  It’s amazing how the light makes you feel so much better.  I have a friend who suffers from SAD and today made her feel lik a new womean.  Long may the spring sun shine!

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An old French window and a bricked up window

I have been tinkering with a few photos from our holiday in France last year.  Both of these shots have several different textures applied including the texture that I made for yesterday’s Valentine’s post.  All are a bit dark and grungy – hopefully the spring weather will inspire me to do something a bit gentler…

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Biddy's tea rooms Norwich

It’s been a funny old week! We’ve been trying to get our heads around a lot of different things work wise – including how some serious marketing planning for our business along with several small but important jobs for our clients. On Wednesday I was in Norwich for a meeting and a then small photography…

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Over the last few days there have been some amazing skies – I managed to capture a few on my mobile phone. This morning was glorious – I heard a skylark for the frist time this year!

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Today was an official snow day!  It was rumoured that temperatures got down to minus 14 in the village last night which is pretty chilly to say the least.  Over 260 of the schools and colleges across Norfolk were closed so it meant a day off  for our two teenagers.  As I work from home…

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Today I was going to be Blogging about the Shipdham Christmas Tree Festival which kicked off this whole advent blog idea last year. Driving across to Shipdham the sky was amazing. For a change I had a decent camera with me so I seized the moment. I have loads of photos of the Christmas trees…

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