Outdoor photoshoots: I’ve realised how much I love them…

Sigh of relief, Spring is here (nearly!), I am really looking forward to taking my families outside again, it’s been a while! Outdoor photoshoots get the best out of me, they force me to be creative, to incorporate interesting backgrounds and shoot from different angles. Admittedly, outdoor photoshoots can be harder – I have to… Read More

There are some outdoor places we just shouldn’t be…

My experience of swimming with dolphins in Mauritius Before I get on my high horse about intrusive, mass tourism, let me be a total hypocrite and tell you how much I loved swimming with dolphins in Mauritius. Flippering through that warm, blue world of theirs, marvelling at their grace and friskiness, was unforgettable. It was… Read More

Tips for flying long-haul with a toddler

What was it like travelling to Mauritius with my 22-month old daughter Lucy? This Easter, we took our three children to the other side of the world, to the island of Mauritius in the Indian Ocean. My husband works over there a few times a year, and so we were fortunate to stay in a… Read More

Finding my feet on the Thames: walking for Mind

I’ve started walking the Thames river. Yup, all 184 miles of it, from it’s source in Kemble, near Cirencester to Woolwich, the steel barrier which protects London from the North Sea’s high tides and storm surges. OK sure, I’m not doing it in one go because it would take a solid 2 weeks to achieve… Read More

Pilates…perfect for mummies

I love writing about the outdoors and wellbeing…so this was a super exciting shoot for me. Just my kind of thing.

Yvette Tolson is a fellow mum-trepreneur, a Pilates instructor in my local area of Eversley, Hampshire. She needed some profile shots of her in action to feature on her Facebook page, and she had her heart set on going outdoors…

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