More from Norway

I mentioned in a previous blog that I had images of reflections in the harbour in Norway. So here are a few of the images for you to see how vibrant the colours are. The huts are generally painted red, apparently because in the past the best and most readily available...

So what else is new?

My recent visit to Norway was a bit special. The reflections in the harbour were particularly impressive and might make a new scarf, depending on the suitability of the file I have chosen. More on that later. Also it was memorable for the lighthouses. The most...

Oxshott Arts and Crafts Society

I’m thrilled to say I discovered Oxshott Arts and Crafts Society in June during the Open Studios weeks. The lovely people whose studios I visited were so welcoming and kind, and when they said that the society regards photography as an art I loved them even...
Whew what a scorcher July was!

Whew what a scorcher July was!

It’s amazing to discover that it’s August already! We love to talk about the weather, but honestly the hot days we had in July were out of the ordinary. How did you keep going? How did you manage to sleep? One of the things I found myself doing was to...
Chico the Spanish stallion

Chico the Spanish stallion

On a recent trip to France I met a glorious white Spanish stallion called Chico. Being a very obliging horse, I was able to do a series of similar images with a variety of techniques. I like slowing down the shutter to create a blur and in this little series have a...
Just back from the 16th Century

Just back from the 16th Century

Italy is my favourite European country Since the 16thcentury a very particular competition has taken place between Italian towns. It’s the Palio of the Balestra (Crossbow) For the past 50 years an additional event has taken place the parade of the Sbandieratori, (flag...