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My fifteen minutes of fame?

My blog has been rather quiet in the past week or so because I’ve been rather busy with work, but the good news is that my persistence paid off and the company I… Continue reading

Trent Bridge in the Early Morning

Taken with my HTC One Mini (who knew phones could be this good?). Also featured on my Instagram account @laurenknifton

A View of St Ives

This has to be my favourite view of the most stunning part of Carbis Bay in Cornwall. St Ives is a beautiful little fishing village in the far west of Cornwall. With its… Continue reading

The first butterfly of summer… already?

The days are getting a little warmer now in Britain, but the nights are still freezing. It looks like Spring may be just on the horizon, especially now we have a few scattered… Continue reading

The first flowers of spring

Our garden is cold, damp, and most definitely wintery. But as I was walking down the rockery to check on our hibernating hedgehogs, I caught a glimpse of colour between the grey rocks… Continue reading

Her Majesty Gets a Cheerful Makeover

It’s often reckoned that the Queen is the most photographed individual in history, mostly due to her image being reproduced countless times on coins and stamps during her lengthy reign, but the new… Continue reading

St Michael’s Mount

St Michael’s Mount off Marazion is one of the most iconic views in Cornwall, with its stately castle crowning the tiny island in the bay. I loved going there to take this photo… Continue reading

Moving from gas to coal, and refurbishing an abandoned 1950s fireplace in the process.

In the 70s and 80s, gas was a cost-effective way to heat your home and nearly everyone had gas-fueled heating installed. But today gas prices are going through the roof, and many families… Continue reading

Let Sleeping Foxes Lie

This is the magical creature who lives at the bottom of our garden. He is a refined gentleman, highly intelligent, and partial to an afternoon nap (but only if it’s not raining). Today… Continue reading