Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. We hope you’ve had a wonderful year and enjoy the festive period. Richard and I have had a lovely year and have enjoyed a mix of travelling, spending time with family and friends and getting married (we were already legally married but on our 11th anniversary we converted…

New York Like Never Before

Things that happened on this trip to New York that have not happened before: I got a Nutella facial! We had a near miss with a money clip Bumped into a guy in a tiger skin Zoot suit We went up One World Observatory and saw nothing Saw Manhattan from Top of the Rock at…

Summer into Autumn

The summer was packed with days out, new experiences and the odd bit of decorating. Richard and I took a trip on the Tornado steam train from Walton on the Naze to Colchester in August.  The Tornado is a new steam train which has been built by hand based on a traditional steam locomotive.  It was…

A lovely weekend

What a difference a weekend of nice sunny weather makes.  This weekend we’ve: Been to the beach twice Flew the drone for an hour Had a leisurely stroll around the meadow and woods where we live Took loads of photos Are Angry and sad to hear that some of the beach huts I photographed Saturday…

It only takes one day…

It only takes one day for something to change, for someone to enter your life and your life to change forever. 16 years ago today Richard and I met and it was the start of something amazing. Happy anniversary baby xxxxx

Oh… The Exposure!

  Double exposure to be exact… A small series of portraits that reflect the individual and some hidden information about them. Richard – composed with London bus. Enda – Photo of my landing approach into London City airport. Me – Warehouses of NYC I am still on the look out for models for my portrait…

Celebrating our 10th Civil Partnership Anniversary 

10 years ago today, Richard and I tied the knot celebrating our union with our civil partnership. I still remember the day like it was yesterday and feel so loved and grateful for that day. I don’t know where the time has gone but we’ve had lots of love and adventures during this time.  Long…

Happy Tilly-versary!

A year ago today we adopted Tilly from the local Blue Cross animal shelter. After having mature cats for so long it’s been a reboot of the learning curve with Tilly about the house. She’s a young cat and is into everything (although miraculously the Christmas tree is still standing – one more day..!). We…

Merry Christmas and a Happurry New Year! #tillysfirstchristmas

Hello readers, fellow runners, followers, commenters, stalkers (well maybe not so much you lot), cat lovers and horn dogs! I am writing this post to wish you all the very best for Christmas and the New Year. This is Tilly’s First Christmas and we are so pleased and humbled by how much she has grown since January….

Mr & Mr

9 years ago today Richard and I became Mr & Mr.  I love you so much Mr C. Happy Anniversary x

Essex, Suffolk and Devon 

We are just ending our week off and have had a lovely time exploring Essex, Suffolk and Devon with my parents and Richards mum. This is a glimpse of the drive through Devon whilst on our way home: We really do live in a wonderful part of the world (although Essex and Devon are separated…