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Yasha, the Sausage Dog

Yasha, the Sausage Dog

I didn’t photograph much during this visit to Russia – I gave myself a break! – but not to photograph my mum’s adorable dachshund would’ve been a crime. Here are two of my favourite pictures of him. Mum was throwing fallen apples across...
Bruges, Hipstamatic and the random acts of kindness

Bruges, Hipstamatic and the random acts of kindness

Every now and then I find myself uninspired. I pick my camera up, look through the viewfinder… and I just don’t feel right. I press the shutter button but it does nothing but producing a bland, boring snap you don’t feel even remotely excited about...
Thames Festival 2009

Thames Festival 2009

My friend Valeria and I went out on a Saturday to see the Thames Festival. There was so much going on, that it was pretty much impossible to see everything in the programme. The bits I enjoyed most, were the hay fight on Southwark Bridge (and the whole feast on the...
6 Tips to Survive Those Early Years of Parenthood – While Running  A Business

6 Tips to Survive Those Early Years of Parenthood – While Running A Business

I still have this vivid image in my head: I’m sitting in a bathroom of the real-life Downton Abbey, pumping milk, while a bride is getting ready for her big day in the grand bedroom next door. My client is patient and understanding: I’ve explained that I’m a breastfeeding mother, and I’ve arranged for a second photographer to join me for a day to compensate for the time that I will be hiding in the bathroom, expressing milk, just like I’m doing right now.

this month’s bedtime reads

this month’s bedtime reads

It hurts me to admit this, but my son it not a crazy book junkie like his mama. I must be a boy thing, I tell myself. Or it might be that he’s too busy with other things during the day. He’s clearly a lot more sociable than I am so there’s less time...