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Red umbrella couple in Dulwich Park

Celebrating the Beauty of Winter

It’s a beautiful sunny day in the middle of February.  Outside, there’s bitterly cold wind, but here in my study I’m cosy and warm. February is usually a tough month for me. Having battled against the effects of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) and survived colds and flu, I feel tired. And in desperate need of […]

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view of autumn colours from my back garden

Video: Celebrating the Shades of Autumn

You can’t count on the English Summer, but Autumn is usually splendid and this year is no exception. From beautiful sunny days to foggy mornings and howling winds, it’s been a fantastic season. A couple of wonderfully bright days this week inspired me to put together this animated slideshow of some of my favourite Autumn […]

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canal and tree-lined street in Delft

Summer Holidays: Going Dutch in Delft

Last week my partner and I spent a wonderful week in the city of Delft in The Netherlands. This was our third visit to one of our favourite cities in Europe and I’m sure it won’t be our last. Delft is located between the larger and better-known Dutch cities of Rotterdam and The Hague and […]

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six sheep standing on the edge of a cliff

Summer Holiday in Dorset

I’m back from my summer holiday this week and struggling a little to get back into the swing of things.  This year my partner and I returned to one of our favourite places in England, West Bay on the Dorset coast. West Bay lies a few miles from Lyme Regis and is where the 18-mile […]

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close up of pink cherry blossom

Full of the Joys of Spring: A Photo Gallery

Spring is the most exciting season of the year for me. As the daffodils and tulips bloom and cherry blossoms unfurl, I am aware of new life, new beginnings. Spring is also a time of great potential as the warmer days and fresh green leaves hint at maturation and the Summer to come. I like […]

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