Photography, photos

As we walk in fields of purple

This week I visited Mayfield Lavender Farm which is open a few months a year when lavender is in bloom. It's basically a place to snap photos surrounded by lavender, breathing in the lovely fragrance and trying to avoid the bees and wasps crowded in the flowers. It was a cloudier day than had bene forecasted… Continue reading As we walk in fields of purple

Musings, nature, Photography

A new season

After an unusually warm summer, the season has changed and we're in the midst of autumn here complete with lashings of wind and rain. On the plus side though, the leaves are changing and one of my favourite things is seeing the colours swirling in the air and laying on the ground for us to… Continue reading A new season

inspiration, Musings, nature, Writing

Weather vs Mood

I'm often struck by how weather affects my mood. Usually I smile at how fiction from other countries portray England as always being wet - lately though, this is spot on. It seems like it's endlessly raining. And it's pretty depressing. Writers and film makers often use weather to convey mood. Whether using rain to… Continue reading Weather vs Mood