University of Oxford Botanic Garden

Did you know that the botanic gardens at the University of Oxford is the oldest botanic garden in the whole of the UK? 

It's one of the oldest scientific gardens in the world, being founded in 1621.  Isn't that crazy?! 

I visited the Botanic Gardens a couple of months ago, I had no idea it wa…

Cloth and Paper Spiral Bound Agenda Review - One Year On

You might remember this video, where I unboxed a lovely Cloth and Paper stationery subscription box.  If you want to read all of my reviews on stationery subscription boxes you can see them here.

The 2019 spiral bound agenda was part of the box and I shared my initial thoughts on it previously.  How…

To Kill A Mockingbird Review

To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee is a classic, a book that almost everyone has read.  However I had never read it - I decided to change that last year and I finally read it.  I wasn't going to write a review on this as there are so many about but I visited a Modern Art Gallery in Oxford yest…

Swimming Pups

This set of photos is pretty typical of our dogs' approach to water - one absolutely loves it and the other hates to get her feet wet.  Can you guess which one is which? 

Hetty in the Leaves

As you know I have been experimenting and learning how to take and edit photos on a DSLR for the first time.  I think I'm getting better but it is definitely a learning process - I think I've went a little too grainy on the edit for this set. 

Scroll all the way down for a little behind the …

One Tip For Pet Photography - Where to Focus

As you know, recently I have jumped head first into pet photography.  This has resulted in many many pictures of our dogs (sorry, not sorry). 

But I have picked up a few tricks - mainly from a hella experimentation and instruction from Matty. 

For me, the most crucial part of pet photography has got …