A collection of personal writings and photography including reflections on life, feelings, ideas and the little things. Nature, coffee, road trips, family, capturing light, and finding joy and peace and beauty in the world.

Embracing the Shadows

These images show a darkness I have fought against. They show the health issues that I’m carrying, the tiredness and the loss. For all those reasons I want to reject them but I can’t because what they also show is the process. We can’t just live in the end result, the healed, the better, the evolved. We have to go through the fire to get there.

Early Morning Macro Photography

The thing about lockdown is that time moves slower. This is both good and bad – it has felt like a long winter (my least favourite season) but I’m also more connected and aware of the subtle changes in nature that signal the coming of spring. After a sleepless night, I crawl out of bed […]

Nostalgia

nostaligia: a wistful desire to return in thought or in fact to a former time in one’s life, to one’s home or homeland, or to one’s family and friends; a sentimental yearning for the happiness of a former place or time I’ve been seeking photography that feels like home, like the photographs taken when I […]

Little Wings

hope comes with little wings… Today I hung fairy lights around my window. I walked in the last of the Autumn sun. I watched nature twist and turn through its seasons. I captured the light through a lens and drank hot tea while I edited. The world goes on, even without us in it. I’ve […]