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 […]

Chartres Cathedral – France

Hours of driving have made me tense with concentration. Unfamiliar roads and tolls flowing through wide expanses of earth and sky, nothing to mark progress except the passing of time. It’s a pleasant March day but clouds dark with coming rain are gathering up the blue skies behind me. Suddenly I encounter change, a mosaic […]

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 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 […]