Birmingham is a city I felt I hadn’t really got to know. I absolutely loved the botanical gardens, becoming one of my favourite green spaces, but the actual city I had become to see as ‘the busy bit of the M6 that makes the regular drives to Bristol a nightmare’. I used to visit the … Continue reading Discovering a Birmingham beyond the Bullring
This post is inspired by one of my favourite fashion bloggers, Lizzy Hadfield (Shot from the Street), whereby she posts a weekly scrapbook as a way of documenting her week. I thought this was a great idea for a weekly post, since I always have my camera on me and snap things as I go … Continue reading Weekly Scrapbook #1
Since this is primarily a travel blog, and with a bit of experience of flight juggling and researching places under my belt, I thought I would jot down some travel tips that I have learnt along the way, and January seems the perfect time to start thinking about booking those trips for the rest of … Continue reading 10 Travel Tips I picked up along the way…
I see my blog as my own little diary, to look back on and spark memories. I wanted to create a little snapshot into this Christmas and thought I would do a little picture diary. Hope you enjoy!
I've written previously about my love of derelict buildings, finding the beauty in the unexpected. Sadly, Stoke-on-Trent has a lot of derelict spaces, but they still emanate such beauty that makes me stop in my tracks to photograph them. I've recently been discovering more of Longton, where there are wonderful places such as the Shala … Continue reading Derelict Beauty in Stoke-on-Trent
Stoke-on-Trent can often be overlooked, but I am discovering more and more wonderful treasures around our local city, bringing the arts to the city and celebrating Stoke-on-Trent's heritage and history. I recently stumbled upon an Antiques Emporium in Hanley, a town within Stoke-on-Trent which I have visited many many times, and never had I noticed … Continue reading Stoke-on-Trent Edit
I visited Chatsworth House to the Christmas markets with friends at the weekend and sampled my first mulled wine of the season and soaked in all the fesitivites. There was music, food, crafts and just the right amount of hustle and bustle! The only downside is the car parking cost (£20.00 on a weekend per … Continue reading Chatsworth Christmas Market and the first mulled wine of the season!
As I play around with photography more and more, I have started to see things around me in a new light. I try to find an angle or composition that you wouldn't normally take notice of. There is beauty all around us, all of the time, we just need to discover it. Beauty lies in … Continue reading Finding beauty in the everyday
Liverpool is a city close to my heart, my lovely mum comes from the city and the majority of my relatives live there. Though I have visited the city countless times over the years to see my family, I hadn't yet taken my camera and explored certain areas of the city. My cousin and I … Continue reading Liverpool’s Bohemian Quarter and Baltic Triangle
Another weekend, another National Trust property! This time we visited Quarry Bank Mill, a working 18th Century water powered cotton mill set in the village of Styal in the outskirts of Manchester. Within this heritage site, you can learn the stories of the mill workers … Continue reading National Trust: Quarry Bank Mill