Photos from our Christmas Trip to Scotland

Photos from our Christmas Trip to Scotland

One of my favourite places in Britain is the Highlands of Scotland. I keep coming back to it (there here as some photos from previous trips here), and miss it immediately after I’ve left, and start planning the next trip. If it wasn’t for the weather, I would move to the Highlands in a heartbeat (but I just can’t deal with rain for more than a couple of months of the year ;)).

wanderings: exploring pre-historic Britain

wanderings: exploring pre-historic Britain

Last week we headed to The Stones (that’s Stonehenge if you’re not local) with a group of other home educating families. To be honest, I went there as much for me as for my Mr almost-5. Give me an ancient monument over an art gallery any day, that’s me.

memories of downton abbey

memories of downton abbey

So a few year back I was visiting a friend at Highclere Castle (aka “Downton Abbey”) and was given a private tour of the castle and the grounds (well not really a tour, but we walked the dog and generally wandered round). First time I visited we looked around the...
impressions from july and august – a personal project

impressions from july and august – a personal project

I have a love/hate relationship with summer. On the one hand, the weather is mostly decent, and we can get out and about a lot. On the other hand, everywhere we go is incredibly crowded, with the schools off and crowds is one thing I hate the most.

exploring the french coast

exploring the french coast

We’ve had a really busy couple of weeks in the Mamzenko household, between lots of shoots, days being shut in the office editing, sports clubs, birthday parties and seeing friends. Still, we managed a day off and snuck away over the Channel to spend the day...
five hours in copehnagen

five hours in copehnagen

A few months ago I had a seven hour layover in Copenhagen – completely and totally childfree! – and took this opportunity to go out and explore the city on my own. It being a Sunday, there weren’t many cool local shops to roam (although I did adore...