Oh Pretty City is One!

Although I have been blogging for many a year it is hard to believe that my first post here was only written a year ago today. Blogging for me has always been a part time thing - my 'bit on the side' but I have been lucky enough to attend some lovely events and the … Continue reading Oh Pretty City is One!

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A cable car mission

The Emirates airline is a cable car that travels across the river Thames from Greenwich to the docklands and back again giving a unique view of the area. Opening in 2012 it is used as another leg of the transport for London network but is also popular as an attraction for tourists and visitors of … Continue reading A cable car mission

An afternoon at Kew

Kew gardens, also known as the Royal botanic gardens, is set in 300 acres of land in the London borough of Richmond and is home to the largest and most diverse botanical and mycological collections in the world. I had last visited Kew gardens 10 years ago with my eldest son on a school trip … Continue reading An afternoon at Kew

Geffrye museum – Shoreditch

The Geffrye museum, situated on Kingsland road in East London, explores the home and home life from 1600 to the present day. It reminds me of a historic Ikea only you cant enter the rooms an try out the furniture. The museum is set in beautiful 18th-century Grade I-listed almshouses of the Ironmongers' Company and … Continue reading Geffrye museum – Shoreditch

The chocolate museum – Brixton

I am not sure I know anybody that isn't a fan of chocolate, I know that I absolutely love it! I have often wondered how anybody managed to discover such a great tasting product so when I realised that there was a chocolate museum just down the road I had to go and visit. Hidden away … Continue reading The chocolate museum – Brixton

A guide to using external camera flashes

I am a lover of natural light and feel much more comfortable controlling the exposure on my camera when outdoors where there is loads of available light, but there are occasions when this is not always possible. An external camera flash is a powerful piece of equipment that opens up a lot of opportunities to improve photos particularly when there … Continue reading A guide to using external camera flashes