down south

Glorious summer weather has coincided with our longest days. The many hours of sun have made inside work a trial, dappled shade is the only place to be. Life is currently reports reports reports in front of a screen, but with the light so late we headed down south to begin the weekend well. I love this … More down south

watership down

I’ve been up and down the A34, north and south between Winchester and Newbury, all my life. It’s the road to take when you want to head west, and I always want to head west! Little did I know that for all that time, I had been travelling past a fixture of my early years, Watership … More watership down

world book day

I think my love of reading and books was a big part of my decision to train to be a primary teacher, so an entire day revelling in costumes, characters, pictures and print is always a highlight of the school year. My fellow Year 1 teacher and I decided on ‘The Worst Witch’ by the … More world book day

double outdoor day

With my wonderful wife away for a conference, I had a rare Saturday to myself. I’m easily pleased, and with the sun shining there were few real options apart from get out into the countryside for a run.  Spring has certainly sprung, with flowers covering verges and tiny birds swinging in and out of the hedgerows. … More double outdoor day

dawn ’til dusk

And so Sunday rolls around and the holidays are over. I’ve got a pretty great job which allows for creativity, fun and working with some amazing individuals, so the Sunday blues won’t hit too badly. But I will miss the opportunities for chasing light that days off provide. Photography is always fun, but most of … More dawn ’til dusk