Before heading to Derbyshire for the summer to work as an Ecological Consultant learning to survey bats and habitats, and to write up technical reports, I spent a lot of time just with the birds in my Highland garden. By “a lot of time” I mean months. Primarily January through to April, during the coldestContinue reading “Hope is the thing with feathers”
Despite buying my house in Scotland in March right before lockdown, I hadn’t been able to visit it and move my worldly possessions in until July of this year. This involved a flight from Italy (once flights were back up and running), driving from London to stay with my family in Derbyshire and rest, thenContinue reading “Scotland – Summer 2020”
In the first week of phase 2 of lockdown in Italy, I headed out to try and find a castle. This is the place I found. I will definitely be heading back. What a magical place!
Last time I hiked up Snowdon (I say hiked, we took the Miner’s Track, which is fairly easy-going for the most part) the mountain decided to mess with me. It was a lovely sunny day when we set off, and yet in the space of three hours it rained, hailed, and eventually snowed on me.Continue reading “Snowdon: September 2019”
We took another hike up Kinder Scout today, this time to look for fungi species, and I came back with a few quickly shot images of the breathtaking landscape of the Dark Peaks.
“As you drive down, you notice a change in landscape. Things become wilder, less well ordered and more unkempt.”
“Here are some images of flora taken over the last few months.”
We took a short break to Budapest, as it is a city I have wanted to visit for a very long time. Obviously, my camera came with me.
“The leaves are rapidly falling…”
“…with macro and plant photography I can just step outside into my garden and shoot some flowers with a cheap 50mm lens and produce personally satisfying and fulfilling images.”