Thursday, 29 August 2013


Sorry it's still been a little quiet around here - I'm having some issues with my photo editing software. I know I should just get over it and post anyway, but I like to share my best if I can and I'm more comfortable editing pictures before I put them out on this bit of the internet I have going on here. I'll admit, I've shouted at my laptop a few times now and it's probably just retaliating. I hate technology sometimes... grr!

Anyway, whilst I try and fix my issues (and calm my temper) please enjoy this short girly fashion-y film.

Sunday, 11 August 2013

My city: Sheffield

I've said it before, but I feel so lucky sometimes to live where I do.  Sheffield is the city of steel and greenery.  So many contrasts... the industrial and the rural.  It really is the best of both worlds.  Depending on my mood I can walk the city concrete taking in the noise and the colours, or walk through the parks with Betty by my side breathing the fresh air and feeling the grass below my feet.

Yep, even Mr. Attenborough is a fan of the steel city!  This is just one of many impressive street art spots in Sheffield.  I'm forever stumbling across new treasures, but this one is definitely a favourite.

Where concrete and nature coexist...

And when I need some peace I head over to the Botanical Gardens... a stones throw away from our flat.  With Betty in tow of course!

The hours I've spent here... listening to the birds, taking pictures of all the different flowers and trees, laying on the grass with a book or a new crochet project.  It's also Betty's favourite walking spot.  Because it's so nearby I get to walk around here each morning and I never take for granted how lucky I am to have this beautiful space at my fingertips.

There is so much charm about this city.  It has a rich history and a promising future.  Whether you're looking for live music, vintage shopping, locally sourced food or a walk in the hills, Sheffield has it all.  There is just so much to share about Sheffield.  I feel this is just the beginning.

Thursday, 1 August 2013


I realise I've been gone a while.  I kind of had an accidental blog break... sorry it's been so quiet around here, but I want you to know that I'm back now.  It started because I was crazy busy preparing for Glastonbury, getting stuff sorted at work for my temporary move to another office (and job), and also getting ready for my first ever craft fair.  I was sort of stressing about it at one point, thinking "sh*t I've not posted in so long!  I've got no time to take pictures or think of content... sh*t!", but after a while it felt quite good to not have to worry about getting the best from the natural light after work, or capturing every cool thing that was happening in my life.  I'm glad I had a break because now I feel a new vigour to get back on this blogging business.  I also want to start taking pictures again, and get better at taking pictures... I'm feeling inspired and in love with photography once more.

I hope you're still with me.  I'm not sure what my next few posts will be, but I'm thinking I'll be blogging in a much more organic way from now on and stop stressing about creating content.  Instead I'll concentrate on capturing my life creatively whilst challenging myself to be better (this is why, of course, I started blogging in the first place).

Thanks for your patience, and I'll see you again soon.