Stourhead reflections

I've wanted to see Stourhead in autumn colours since we went in February, and since we haven't been making the most of our National Trust membership. It didn't disappoint! Here's a very tree-heavy set of pics from our day...

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Red squirrel hunting on Brownsea Island

This might be the most autumnal set of photos I've ever taken... As usual, I'd been drooling over other people's Instagram pics of the cute red squirrels on Brownsea Island for a few weeks, so we caught the boat over. I'd heard that this was the best time of year for seeing red squirrels but … Continue reading Red squirrel hunting on Brownsea Island

Cornwall part 2 – Lizard, Kynance Cove and Tintagel

What better time to go over a few holiday pics than when it's cold and wet outside and you're tucked up inside with a blanket and slippers? Or maybe it's worse - I can't decide. Unfortunately the first set of photos from our second half of our Cornwall trip isn't so warming - there was … Continue reading Cornwall part 2 – Lizard, Kynance Cove and Tintagel

Cornwall part 1 – hobbit hut, Eden and pretty ports

It's taken me the best part of a week to go through nearly 2000 photos from our long weekend in Cornwall. We crammed so much into 5 days and it feels like a bit of a dream... Our first "leg" of the trip involved a stay in (basically) a shed in the woods. This was … Continue reading Cornwall part 1 – hobbit hut, Eden and pretty ports

Plant portraits at Upton Country Park

I've had the nicest day today at Upton Country Park learning all about plant photography from the fantastic Louise Jolley. A photography workshop is something I've been meaning to do for a while and I'm so glad I finally worked up the courage to sign up for the plant portrait workshop near me. Learned so much … Continue reading Plant portraits at Upton Country Park

Sunshine at Witley Court

After a couple of fun, late nights this weekend we needed to get out of the house and get some sunlight - mainly to stop us falling asleep on the sofa and screwing up our sleep routines for good. Witley Court seemed like a good shout so we headed there... At 20 to 4 I … Continue reading Sunshine at Witley Court

Birthday in Amsterdam

As an extra special treat for my birthday this year, Luke and I headed off for a couple of nights in Amsterdam. Fair warning, this post is very photo-heavy as it was impossible not to whip my camera out for every aesthetic bike on a canal in front of some buildings. Rude not to! After … Continue reading Birthday in Amsterdam