Building a Wooden House on Wood Street.

Building a Wooden House on Wood Street.

Your thoughts become your words, Your words become your actions, Your actions become your habits, Your habits become your values, Your values become your destiny. ― Gandhi   Everything Starts With A Thought. Everything we do and achieve starts with a thought and...
SPRING BEAUTIES

SPRING BEAUTIES

Early Dreams. When I was a teenager, I secretly wanted to be an artist, like my mother, who went to art school in her forties. But I was not ready then, I did not have her artistic flair, so I studied languages and art history instead. My life long interest in art,...
Claude Monet’s Garden.

Claude Monet’s Garden.

Claude Monet wrote (above) : “Beyond painting and gardening, I am good for nothing.” Claude Monet’s garden in Giverny is the holy grail of natural sites for every art lover visiting France. It is where the artist spent the last four decades of his life,...
Is Walking A Miracle Drug?

Is Walking A Miracle Drug?

I love to walk. It’s an essential part of my routine, both my morning walk and my afternoon walk. In the morning I’m energised by the exercise and I think about the day ahead, and in the afternoon it’s a welcome break from the computer screen and...
From Lockdown To Lake Side – Part II.

From Lockdown To Lake Side – Part II.

Some photos from Part II of my latest blog post about a photo walk around a pond, here in rural France. My favourite style of photographing is a combination of over exposition and blur. My intention being to obtain in camera, a bright impressionist like image. These...
From Lockdown To Lakeside – Part 1.

From Lockdown To Lakeside – Part 1.

Our first outing after we were allowed out of lockdown here in France on May 11th, was to go for a different walk to a local wood. We were fortunate to spend the two months of self-isolation at home in the countryside, near Paris. We were allowed to go out for a walk...

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