Living arrows

Living Arrows 2019 – 10/52

We survived the first week back at school after the half term holidays. It was actually a pretty good week all round.  Both the children were happy to head back to school and see all their friends again.  Rhys went on a class trip to the national botan ...

week 1 show you were there 2019

A month of photos 2019 – week one

For the fifth year in a row I'm doing a personal photography project this month.  Basically for the whole of March I'm planning on taking a photo of me, of some kind or another, every day. I first started this challenge in 2015, back before I started m ...

Tips to help you feel more comfortable in front of the camera

How to feel more comfortable in front of the camera

If I were to pick up my camera and ask if I could take a photo of you, how would you feel? If you're anything like me you'd probably feel a bit uncomfortable, worrying about what you're wearing or how your hair looks.  And then there's the fear of just ...

Cultural visit to London

Ideas for a cultural weekend away in London

London is such a diverse city with all sorts of things to do. You can spend your trip looking around all of the tourist attractions like Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, and the London Dungeons. If that doesn’t take your fancy, you can take a histor ...

Try this to make a new habit stick

Try this one little trick to help a new habit stick

People, in general, are creatures of habit. Our brains like to use shortcuts to work as efficiently as possible, and this often means we do the same activities in the same way over and over again.  Because they're easy and familiar and comfortable.  Th ...

Planning a wedding for love

Are you planning your wedding for love or a show?

First things first, before anyone starts feeling defensive, I'm not actually suggesting that your marriage is ‘a show’ by any definition of the word. But in the planning of a wedding, it can be easy to fall into this kind of worrisome feeling. You mig ...

Living Arrows

Living Arrows 2019 – 9/52

So we're back to the school routine this morning after a really lovely week off for half term. We had some absolutely glorious weather at the start of the week which meant we could get out to three different parks in as many days.  We met up with frien ...