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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2018 is probably the first year in a while that looks wide open for weekend plans and holidays. There’s only two weddings, a few family visits and trips to see friends in the diary so far! But with a [2019] wedding of our own to organise, I guess I’ve purposely not made many definite plans, just quite a lot of pondering during these grey January days. In theory, this should mean I’ll have plenty of time to enjoy doing things…

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2017 was an amazing year for me – James and I bought a house, moved to Woking (Surrey) and got engaged in Toulouse! We also went to three beautiful weddings and had a summer holiday in the Channel Islands. The only downside was that our weekends were so full, I didn’t really have much time to blog and what I did have to blog I was often filled with self-doubt about whether you’d find it…

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I really enjoyed having a wishlist for the year last year, so I’ve decided to do another for 2017! Firstly it’s fun to think of all the things I really want to do. Secondly, although (as last year proved), it often ends up hard to manage it all, it’s the first place I go to when I just can’t think of what to do. Hopefully, what I’ve shared in this post will give you a little bit of inspiration for your…

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It’s that time of year when everyone looks back at the year that was, the highs and the lows, the happiness and the heart break. I fully believe it’s a good time to congratulate yourself on any achievements (big or small), to try to let go of things that didn’t work out or to leave behind a piece of any sadness. It’s hard not to start a post on 2016 without referring to the fact that on a world…

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