Tag Archive: photos

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

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

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

Morning Dew

It’s a wet, cold (or “bracing” as we like to call it), and thoroughly damp day here in Britain. Although it’s not always the most cheery of atmospheres, if you look closely you’ll… Continue reading

Botallack Mine, Cornwall

Cornwall can get really crowded with tourists these days, but going to Botallack is like slipping back in time. It’s quiet, serene, and beautiful. I love nothing more than sitting on the bench… Continue reading

A Monument to Studenthood

When I was a student I always used to think “I really wish it would snow enough so I could build an igloo”, but now that I’m a grown up my thoughts tend… Continue reading

Summer Strawberries

I was browsing through my camera and I came across this photo from the summer – it seems almost unimaginable that Britain is warm enough to grow strawberries when the weather is so… Continue reading

Absolute Carnage at the Duck Pond

When I was little my parents used to take me to feed the ducks, and now that I’m a grown up I really enjoy the serenity and calmness of visiting the duck pond.… Continue reading