Posted in October 2014

Life’s Little Larks

Life’s Little Larks

Tucked away down a quiet side street in Preston is a wonderful little treasure trove of art and hand crafted gifts. Helena Clarkson set up Life’s Little Larks with her mum Elaine just eight months ago. Since then the shop has become a popular outlet for local and artists and makers looking to sell their … Continue reading

Paris

Paris

My love affair with France began long before my first visit to Paris, earlier this year. Many of my friends were amazed that I hadn’t stopped by the city de l’amour and to tell you the truth I wasn’t really that fussed. I’d already fallen for the charms of the South-West coast and enjoyed occasional … Continue reading

Blackpool Zoo

Blackpool Zoo

Sunday brought us sunshine and a little trip out to Blackpool to celebrate a family birthday. After a few deliberations about our destination we plumped on Blackpool Zoo, figuring that warm days will soon be few and far between. Upon arrival we were greeted by this sizable fellow, a giant tortoise basking in the sunshine. … Continue reading

Feathers and friends…

Feathers and friends…

Before today’s grey skies loomed I took off on my bicycle to capture signs of Autumn. We’ve had some chilly mornings, yet the afternoons have basked in sunlight. Even so the signs of the changing seasons were there; shiny conkers, carpets of crunchy leaves and bright red berries peering from the bushes. However with the … Continue reading