the one that got away

Within a month of our first date, it was secretly clear to me that R was the man I was going to marry. Secretly, because men can be funny about these things, apparently. Besides, I was enjoying playing it cool – waiting that agonising 20 minutes before texting him back, and pretending to be a

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show & tell, & a photo print giveaway

1/ This week I had a little bit of rare time to myself! I spent it drinking coffee in my favourite afternoon light. 2/ I’m going to try selling some prints of my photographs on etsy, and I need your help deciding what to offer. I’d love you to a look through my instagram feed

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a spring playlist – Aether Cone

We’re listening to a lot more music this month. After literally months of disagreeing over our sound set up – R wanting his giant black-&-yellow speakers with corresponding cable spaghetti, me preferring something a little more invisible – Aether stepped in and offered us a lifeline in the form of their Cone music player to

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a feathered house guest

There’s a chicken in my kitchen. There’s a chicken in my kitchen quite a lot these days, to be honest; when she isn’t there she’s generally sitting on the sofa, sleeping by a radiator or, at best, pecking at the window on the front door. I’m not sure she fully understands what being a chicken’s

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instagram tips – how I take iPhone photos

File this post under, I’m not sure; though I get asked a lot about how I take iPhone photos, I strongly suspect I’m not doing anything different to everyone else. Still, sometimes it’s good to be reassured of that, right? I shoot 99% of my Instagram photos using the basic camera app on my iPhone

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Toast Travels

If you follow me on Instagram, you might have seen my posts today about my Mother’s Day collaboration with Great British brand, Toast. I’m feeling a teensy bit excited. Originally founded in Wales, their gorgeous homewares & clothing have something of a cult following here in the UK, thanks to their simple, graceful styling and

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a room with a view

I was the kind of child who lived in a perpetual daydream; the cars were boats, the roads canals, and the clouds on the horizon, above the houses, were definitely snow covered hills. Some days I’d stare at them so long & hard I couldn’t even be sure any more; were there mountains there? Had

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