I know that every year people get all excited for a "spring clean", but personally spring has never been that for me. Whilst in education it's always been a time of much stress, exams and deadlines so there was always little time to organise and sort ones life out. Plus these past couple of years [...]
Playing with Otis
And by playing I mean dangling a treat so he would actually get into the shot. I swear he knew I wanted to take a photo of him so he deliberately ignored my calls.
On Yer Bike
There are still traces of when two stages of the Tour de France were held in Yorkshire, including this guy in Holmsfirth.
Bees and Lavender
I received a new lens for my DSLR for my birthday (55mm-200mm) which calls for more fun and experimenting. There is a lavender bush just outside by dad's house which the bees seem to love. Great for snapping and capturing the beauty of bees in detail without risking getting stung!
Summer Solstice at Stonehenge
Bigger rock stars than found at Glastonbury... Stonehenge, usually closed off throughout the year, during solstice celebrations allows anyone to flock together among the ancient stones to witness the sunset and the sunrise. Joining in has always been on my bucket list, and although we didn't stay for the sunrise (if you ever want to [...]
Discovering Music at a Festival
The wonderful thing about festivals is that you usually find yourself with a mixture of bands you love, and bands you've never heard of/listened to, and just by chance you watch, fall in love and listen to them repeatedly once you arrive home and have showered. These guys did just that to me: Paolo Nutini I had listened [...]
Festival Tips 101
I have been to a few different festivals since I was 16, and as a result of getting stuck in mud, rained on, sun burnt and lost more than I'd like to recall, I have picked up a few tips and lessons learnt. Now that the British festival season is upon us I thought it would [...]