Murmuration Calendars now available!

One of the few positives of last year’s lockdown was the opportunity to dedicate much more time than usual to photography, in particular documenting the annual spectacle of our starling murmurations here in Aberystwyth. Over the winter I spent many evenings stood shivering on a windy jetty, or huddled on the beach beneath, eagerly awaiting…

M.E Awareness Day – ‘Nature Therapy’

I was recently invited to write a guest blog for A Focus on Nature Org about the benefits of the natural world, particularly those suffering from disabilities or mental health issues. With today being M.E Awareness Day coming up, it felt like the perfect time to share my piece celebrating ‘Nature Therapy’. #MEAwarenessDay2021 — Lockdown…

Lifeforms Art review

This Christmas rather than heading out to the crowded high street and buying extravagant presents for your loved ones why not support your local independent business, crafter or artist instead? This #indieweek I’ll be promoting some of these creatives and their products to give you a little Christmas inspiration. If you are looking for a…

A day out at Trentham Gardens

A couple of weeks ago, during our recent half term break we decided to take a trip out to Trentham Gardens in Stoke on Trent. This large estate of over 300 acres was the seat of Trentham hall, a grand country house built in the 1800s. Now the hall itself lies in ruin, but the…

Wagtail reflection

There was very little to see or photograph this morning however I was able to get this rather lovely shot, as a female Pied Wagtail hunted for insects at the waters edge. By waiting patiently for her to wander into the right spot, I was also able to capture her reflection rippling in the water…

Shades of grey

Whilst pigeons may not be everyone’s cup of tea there’s no denying that they do have a certain beauty, if you take the time to appreciate it. With iridescent necks, beady red eyes and an assortment of plumage patterns and colours what is not to like? ​This particular flock live and roost not far from…