Back where I started

Back where I started

It’s 5 years since I started this blog. I’d never have imagined I’d keep it going this long. My very first post was called  “A trip to Herefordshire”, and I found myself back there at the same farm, a couple of weeks ago. Back then,...
“Strange Air”

“Strange Air”

You’ve probably heard all the recent talk of a Chinese billionaire wanting to rebuild Crystal Palace. Well it’s certainly generating a lot of heated discussion down here in SE19, along the lines of, “It’s the best thing to happen to the...
Summer’s Lease…

Summer’s Lease…

“… hath all too short a date:” Sitting here on a cold grey september morning, summer feels like a hazy dream from which we woke all too abruptly. But at least this year we were graced with its presence. My project to document four seasons in a...
In the can

In the can

Trying to organise shoots this summer has been almost impossible. The weather seems to have been more than usually unpredictable. It’s not so bad when the shoot in question is down the road, but when it’s in rural Wales, you need to be reasonably sure of...
In the Bleak Midwinter

In the Bleak Midwinter

“You should have been here this morning, we had the most beautiful hoar frost”, my cousin Jill emailed me to say. I had been planning to revisit Kent for my ongoing project documenting a garden in all seasons, but even with an eye on the forecast...