wire & wood

Needing to organise my mind this morning brought me again to a very favourite place. A long walk on the beach in the sunshine and once again I found myself lying flat on the damp sand in order to capture these elegant sand fences. The simplicity and repetition soothes this mad creativity that is crowdingContinue reading “wire & wood”

iron legs

Some of my favorite memories from when I was a child growing up in Blackpool was coming down on the beach in the summer with my grandmother, everyday in the summer she would pack a basket with sandwiches and a flask of tea and off we would go. She would hum a song as weContinue reading “iron legs”

Gold – Robert Frost

Nature’s first green is gold,  Her hardest hue to hold Her early leaf’s a flower,  But only so an hour Then leaf subsides to leaf,  So Eden sank to grief So dawn goes down to day,  nothing gold can stay

wild, exhilarating & nostalgic

A walk along the promenade in Blackpool at high tide is always fabulous but when the tide is high and wild it’s absolutely breathtaking.  It makes me want to throw open my arms wide and scream in to the wind and much to the surprise of other walkers I frequently do. The sound smell andContinue reading “wild, exhilarating & nostalgic”

man, dog & minimilism

a very nearly empty beach on a fine but very windy day in Blackpool How could I resist the miles of empty space and so with romantic images of Lawrence of Arabia running through my mind, I covered my head and camera with my keffiyeh andlay down on the damp sandto capture this guy withContinue reading “man, dog & minimilism”