Mini break to Lake Windermere

By | 2012-10-29T19:41:32+00:00 October 29th, 2012|Art, Blog, Photography|

I recently took a much needed break to the beautiful Lake District. After working flat out on an ongoing project, the two nights spent in Bowness-on-Windermere were just what I needed to recharge the batteries. Who couldn't be inspired waking up to this view? If you've never been to the Lakes before and live close [...]

A Right Royal Cumbrian Jubilee!

By | 2012-06-08T16:14:08+00:00 June 8th, 2012|Blog, Photography, Sport|

My boyfriend's birthday fell on the Queen's Diamond Jubilee weekend so it was always going to involve copious amounts of food and alcohol, so we decided to team that up with a break away to the beautiful Lake District in Cumbria. We stayed at a lovely little hotel in Bowness-on-Windermere called The Oakbank House Hotel [...]

I am sailing………

By | 2012-05-24T17:59:28+00:00 May 24th, 2012|Blog, Photography|

As I was getting ready to go out last night, I got a phone call to say that there was a seal pup on the beach and I should get down there with my camera. Never one to miss a photo opportunity, I went straight down to the beach. The sea was so calm that [...]

Birds of Prey at Woodhorn

By | 2012-05-15T16:18:20+00:00 May 15th, 2012|Blog, Commercial, Photography|

I'm a massive lover of birds of prey. I find them fascinating to watch and let's face it, they are beautiful to look at. When I heard there was a display coming to Woodhorn Museum, an old mining colliery based in Northumberland, I knew I couldn't miss it. I took the opportunity to go and [...]

Round The Rugged Rocks, Rothbury

By | 2012-02-27T20:11:55+00:00 February 27th, 2012|Art, Blog, Photography, Uncategorized|

Photographs (left - right) * Blue heron on River Coquet - riverside, Rothbury - robin, Cragside   Rothbury may have made the headlines for all the wrong reasons a couple of years ago but the press attention also showed just how beautiful the surrounding countryside is and many of the locals are happy to talk [...]

Turner Prize 2011

By | 2012-01-23T19:41:01+00:00 January 7th, 2012|Art, Blog, Commercial, Photography, Uncategorized|

Now, I'm not quite sure how to approach this subject without making any enemies. Each year, the Turner Prize is awarded to a British artist under the age of fifty for an outstanding exhibition or other presentation of their work in the twelve months preceding. The prize fund is £40,000 and is divided between the [...]