Photo Blog: Wildlife of Chile and Patagonia

It's World Wildlife Day, a day that fills me with joy and where I dig out all my favourite Attenborough documentaries. The natural world is extraordinary seen through the lens of a film camera, but it's even more extraordinary when you can witness it first hand. Having been to plenty of zoos and wildlife parks... Continue Reading →

Ten Years Of Painting Inspiration

The past ten years have been a whirlwind of adventures, experiences, music and musing. I’ve been surrounded by beauty, explored new places, written a book and had paintings sent abroad to star in some pretty special exhibitions.I’m looking back on ten key moments of the last decade that have directly or indirectly inspired painting. Thanks... Continue Reading →

Back To Patagonia

I’m afraid this is a slightly misleading blog post title. I’m not heading back to Patagonia any time soon, though of course I would love to. It’s been almost a year and a half since I headed out into the wilderness on my honeymoon, and quite a lot has changed since then. More importantly, my... Continue Reading →

Stargazing In Dwejra, Gozo

Dwejra is a small bay on the tiny island of Gozo (Malta’s smaller sister island) made famous by its now extinct Azure Window, made even more famous by it’s role in the first season of Game of Thrones. I’d visited this Mediterranean landmark a number of times, hopping on the ferry and keeping an eye... Continue Reading →

A Splash of Colour

June in Malta, and with temperatures suddenly hitting 34 degrees overnight, it can be quite exhausting and hard to appreciate the colours around you. If you like the shimmering turquoise of the Mediterranean Sea, then you can do no better! I love seeing the balls of sunlight dance and break up the waves into thousands... Continue Reading →

Our Planet

It’s not easy to feel like you can make a difference in this world. It’s even harder when it feels like it’s everyone but you doing the damage. I’m not saying that I’m a vegan eco-warrior who’s removed all single-use plastic from her life. Far from it. What I mean is that when you’re one... Continue Reading →

Finding Darwin

“The climate is certainly wretched: the summer solstice was now passed, yet every day snow fell on the hills, and in the valleys there was rain, accompanied by sleet. From the damp and boisterous state of the atmosphere, not cheered by a gleam of sunshine, one fancied the climate even worse than it really was.”... Continue Reading →

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