From the first sentence, this book felt big, epic, a magnum opus. The Other Half Of Augusta Hope reminded me of a whirlpool with two powerful stories chasing each other, getting ever closer. There is violence and destruction in the vortex but also beauty and hope. It’s amazing to think this remarkable book is Joanna … Continue reading Book Review: The Other Half Of Augusta Hope.
After a two-year quest, I finally got my wish to photograph a swallowtail butterfly last year. It involved driving to Strumpshaw Fen, walking down a country lane, standing in a field with lots of other photographers and waiting. Some had folding chairs, some were in camo gear and they all had huge long lenses. When … Continue reading Photographing A Swallowtail Butterfly.
Fun fact: When I was a teenager, I was completely obsessed with Harley Davidson motorbikes – despite having never even sat on one, let alone gone for a ride. Actually, there must still be some Harley love inside me because when I saw a bike on the beautiful cover of Sue McDonagh’s book, Summer At … Continue reading Book Review: Summer At The Art Cafe.
If you ask Freya where she would like to go on holiday, the answer is always the same, Great Yarmouth. Last weekend she got her wish and was delighted to be reunited with a certain pink elephant. It's the first time we've been back to Haven Seashore in a long while and several things have … Continue reading My Weekend Photo – Featuring The Beach.