Christmas Day Trip to Paris

We enjoyed a wonderfully festive (and nippy) day in Paris which got us both into the Christmas spirit. It was actually rather cold to hold the camera to take shots and it was very busy so I didn’t take as many photographs as I thought I would (mind you this is the best of 616…

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…

Montage

I am very pleased with my progress through my Photography course with the British Academy of Photography. So much so, I have put together a video to showcase a collection of my photographs and timelapse videos I have shot whilst embarking on this journey. Take a look: Please do let me know what you think and…

Bon anniversaire!

On Saturday Richard and I flew out to Paris to celebrate my 41st birthday.  We have been many times before but have not returned to Paris in over 4 years so Richard treated me to a trip to celebrate with lunch at our favourite restaurant Cafe du Commerce. Thinking of what to do whilst there…

41 today!

Another year older. Another year wiser? I hope so! My fortieth year flew by so quickly but it was a good one and I have no fear of now increasing that number. Age is simply just a number. Richard generously took us both to to Paris to celebrate my birthday at our favourite restaurant, Cafe…

Who do you think you are?

Yanis Marshall have friends have a lot of balls to dance in those heels, on cobbles, in the middle of the Paris. Fun video though…

Run Saturday – Check! Run Sunday – Check!

I had planned this week to run two runs consecutively, something I have never done before.  They didn’t need to be big runs, they simply needed to follow one after another.  I did this for two reasons: I want to see how I get on running without a break between the days I had to go…

OMG a Trunk Cast!

I have created a very special edition of my pod cast, featuring all the news from our recent weekend in Paris. Right click/save as… to download the show – Enjoy!

Bonjour!

I wrote this brief hints and tips mail for a friend of mine regarding things to do in Paris. It turned out not to be so brief and I could have written much more. Anyway it received great feedback from him (and the people I sent it to) so I thought I’d share it with…