Posted in September 2014

Sunset ce soir

Sunset ce soir

The unusually clement weather we’re having in the north of England is providing many a photo opportunity. I captured this image of St Walburge’s Catholic Church in Preston just over half an hour ago. Sunsets are seen by some as being a bit of a cliché but I love their beauty; the blaze of colours, … Continue reading

Capturing the moment…

Capturing the moment…

I keep my little Canon IXUS 107 tucked away in my handbag at all times. The only time I didn’t was when a cluster of angry storm clouds battled across the Atlantic Ocean during sunset, earlier this year. The sky was raging with deep purple, crimson and gun-metal grey. It was a spectacular show as … Continue reading

Autumn

Autumn

Last week I took off on my trusty iron steed to catch a first glimpse of Autumn. We have been really lucky in the north of England lately, temperatures in Preston have topped those in Paris. So it was with real joy that I pedalled my way along the Lancaster Canal, clad in t-shirt, sandals … Continue reading

After the rain…

After the rain…

When the rain comes tumbling down, as it often does in the north of England, I say to my son, “After the rain comes sunshine.” And so it does. I hope he holds onto this metaphor for life as he gets older. My mum used to say that, “Light always follows dark.” I hadn’t a … Continue reading