November 5, 2019

I reckon 'Textile Candy' is one of the best names for a business I've heard, and Becky's wares are equally as awesome. 

I first met Becky through The Growing Club, a business support programme for women that we are both a part of. I loved her colourful style straig...

October 14, 2019

Brother Wolf is open for business and I am so excited about it! Not least because I want to buy some of their gorgeous nature-inspired T-shirts for Christmas gifts. www.ourbrotherwolf.com

I have been working with Feleena (Brother Wolf's founder) for the last few months,...

September 15, 2019

Well, that was fun!

Two hours of chatting, tunes, hugs, drinks, flowers (thanks Sue), creating and even dancing.

So many friendly faces (some familiar, some new) turned up to the ‘Ablaze!’ launch event on Friday 13th September, to see my portrait series on display at Mor...

June 27, 2019

In case you're thinking ahead to the school summer holidays, live here and are planning a 'staycation', or visiting this beautiful corner of the world on holiday, here are a few places perfect for families. We're spoilt for choice with Lancaster, Moreca...

April 29, 2019

Photographs represent memories, of course they do. They are one of the best ways we have to look back at times gone by.

But what about the here and now?

Printed photographs can be a wonderful way to connect with our children. 

There's nothing we love more as a family, th...

February 8, 2019

...is something that we'd often like to believe, but these days our customers love to see the people behind the business. Relationships are so crucial these days and being able to trust who you're buying from is invaluable.

And people LOVE stories.

Every time we post 'be...

January 31, 2019

I am a Carnforth girl born and bred (well actually I was born at the RLI and lived in Over Kellet until I was 8 years old), but after that, Carnforth all the way...apart from my four years in Newcastle.

The important thing is, I am back now and I love it.  

Now...

January 23, 2019

A recent meeting with fellow photographer Martin Jeffery gave me reason to consider again, the merits of film photography. Martin uses only film. His photos are stunning, take a look at his awesome blog.  

I always think of the difference between film and digital p...

October 10, 2018

....I have NEVER used a sewing machine! 
I mean, not even once. 

I could have learnt. I had plenty of opportunities in school and through watching my mum, but I guess I was always busy with my other creative pursuits. 

I am starting to regret it as the requests for fancy...

October 24, 2017

Autumn is a photographer's dream ... the vibrant colours, natural textures and opportunities for fun family walks and throwing leaves at each other. But you don't have to be a pro to appreciate and capture all these aspects of this sensational season. Here are 5 simple...

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