Hope Cove – Devon

Thatched painted fisherman cottages clustered together at the waters edge, nestled down between steep cliffs of sheep-speckled meadows. This part of the coast points towards the setting sun, a heartfelt pastime to quietly watch the fire of the sun cool into the fading blue of the sea at the end of long summer days. Sounds […]

Bantham Beach in Spring

The air is fresh, the wind swirling fluffy clouds around the sky. Relaxation fills me as all I can hear are subtle classical notes coming from a quirky refreshment van, the bleating of sheep dotted around the meadows flowing seamlessly into the golden sands of the beach and the rhythmical sound of waves hitting the […]

Lake Magiori – Italy

Lightning on a balmy night offers outline glimpses of the mountains holding this beautiful Italian lake. Dramatic snapshot illuminations of this nocturnal landscape from my rooftop vantage. The scent of tropical flowers permeates the air, even at this height. These floral notes are blended with other delicious aromas of Italian cooking and subtle exotic perfumes, […]

Corsica beaches in June

I encounter dazzling white powder sand, the beach reaching its tentacles into fresh pine woods hiding these magical coves from roads and tracks skirting this luscious island. The aroma is invigorating and Christmas nostalgia pulls excitement from me. Aquamarine seas with gentle forces creating buoyant waters and shallow shelves can be glimpsed from the woods. […]

Lake Viñuela – Andalusia

A unique oasis of blue topaz water, tones changing to reflect every nuance of the sky. Sparse whitewashed buildings hug the hilly borders, distant splashes of shocking pink bougainvillea catching the eye. Water that quenches the thirst of locals and the imagination of artists. Colours so changeable and delightful it is enough and more just […]