Category : Essex Photographer

Time for Tea

Last weekend I hosted a Contact the Elderly tea party.  Contact the Elderly is a charity that aims to tackle loneliness and isolation among our rapidly ageing population.  It was founded in 1965 and is the only national charity with this sole purpose.  It is supported by a volunteer network who organise monthly tea parties for small groups of older people across England, Scotland and Wales.  These tea parties provide a regular and vital friendship link every month to almost […]

A day at the beach (huts)

Picture the scene: beautiful blue skies, temperatures warmer than in some parts of Spain, happy sunkissed faces, and an almost empty beach in front of a row of cute little beach huts.  This was the idea behind our trip to Thorpe Bay to spend a day with a group of mummies and children at our friend’s beach hut.  It was not a complete fantasy, the blue skies and soaring temperatures were reality for a few glorious days mid-April.  It just so […]

When in Rome

I recently travelled to Rome with my sister.  3 whole days with no children, unbroken sleep, no work and plenty of gelato!  To say we enjoyed it would be an understatement – it was fantastic.  We laughed so much, talked a LOT and caught up on all the things we never get time to any more (catching up with 3 under 5’s in tow is never straightforward!) and took in all sorts of cultural wonderfulness. When we arrived at the hotel […]