Around a year and a half ago I picked up swimming again. Hands-down it’s been the best thing I’ve done for my physical health and mental wellbeing. It’s tough, but I have an absolute blast each time I go for a swim. I’m now part of a community of swimmers that meet regularly and get […]

To infinity, and beyond!

That’s what cinema is to me; escapism, the firing of the imagination. A place of wonder and delight! And that’s why ‘movie night’ is special for me. Whether it’s curled up on the sofa watching a thriller in the midst of a storm (making sure the doors are locked!) or going out with friends on […]


It’s sublime, what more is there to say? During a busy working day I like the peace and serenity that a cup of tea can provide. I find it quietens the mind, and lifts the soul.

Perfect clarity

I like to be able to see what I’m doing.  Whether I’m watching a film, exploring a new city, or simply taking in the view from the top of a mountain. But I’ve always done these activities wearing glasses… for about the past 10 years in fact.  Well, not anymore!  Thanks to laser eye surgery […]

Lens culture

Unsurprisingly, photography is one of my passion projects. I’ll be the first to admit I screw things up more than I get them right when it comes to taking great photos, but it never puts me off, nor dampens my spirit. I’m here to learn! For e.g. during the prep for this latest shot I’ve […]