As a city dweller, I spend quite a bit of time thinking about trips to the seaside, dreaming about the salty breeze and wondering when that next trip might be. When you spend a lot of time crammed on public transport, there’s just something so liberating about standing on the shore, looking out across the ocean to a seemingly infinite horizon. Next year, we’re getting married in Devon which means that we’ve had even more trips to the…

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Last-minute day trips are often the best kind. There’s no time to dig around every corner of the internet to find out where to go and what to eat, which means leisurely exploring it when you get there rather than virtually via Instagram and Pinterest. Last weekend, I’d had a hectic week and the only time I’d been outdoors were the journeys to and from work. When I have weeks like that, rather than rest I…

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Sometimes, the happiest days involve the simplest of activities – a long walk with a loved one. When the sun is shining I’m very much one of those people who struggle to stay indoors. And as winter nears its end, those first few warming rays with the promise of a new season are amongst the best feelings in the world (somewhere after the sight and sound of the ocean for me). So unsurprisingly, a couple…

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I love making films. They’re more challenging to master than still frame photos, but somehow even more satisfying when you put one together that works. It just brings that moment to life so much more. I discovered cinemagraphs a while ago through Jaime Beck, who coined the term with her partner and is very much a master of cinemagraphs (borderlining art.) It wasn’t until I got part way through Xanthe’s Make Films course that I felt confident…

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January has dragged on and on this year, so forgive me for sharing a post with 2017 in the title. I don’t have a lot to report from my year so far (it’s been a bit wedding venue focused!) and to be honest I’m still catching up on the end of last year! But the good news is that it’s February this week and there’s only 8 weeks until the clocks spring forward. Back to…

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