Since my long review last year I have definitely gone on to read more books and my count for 2020 is well over 30 now and well I’d like to share some of the smaller authors on separate posts. (Please go check them out on social media!) *** The Thriller genre is usually characterised and defined by the emotions they elicit, giving viewers heightened feelings … Continue reading Book Review: Midnight Vigilante
This #Traveltuesday is brought to you by a soaked to the skin photographer who thought it was a fabulous idea to go to the beach during a storm and now wear fully waterproof clothing… However, it was a good idea as the photos I got were absolutely stunning and I will be sharing those in my next snapshots post! How’s the weather where you are? … Continue reading Ducey, Ville Étape
Welcome back to #traveltuesday, with me your host Briony-Molly. All jokes aside, being a local tourist has really made me value the part of France I live in. I am sharing with you the highs and lows the best and the better places in Normandy. Today’s post we are looking at one of my favourite spots year-round – Domfront. *** A Brief History … Continue reading The Amazing History of Domfront
Normally I do not mix work with politics, but living in Normandy means I am surrounded by history from ancient to modern, and it would be wrong of me to not share! So today’s post may get a bit political and topical so please remember the opinions viewed are my own and all facts will have sources and references at the end of the post! … Continue reading D-Day: Why Do We Remember?
I’m back with another #TravelTuesday post!! Things are still a bit hairy in the world, but we can still have fun. I am a daydreamer and love to plan out the impossible and maybe someday I’ll do it. I managed to live in Canada for 2 years and also get a Postgrad. Things may seem impossible, but if you truly want them, they will happen. … Continue reading Why Travel to La Baie de Mont Saint Michel?
Plants are so good for you, the environment, your soul, and your wellbeing. This may just be me being an avid plant mother, or it’s the spores slowly taking over my brain… Anyway, why have just plants in pots when you can trap them in a jar and watch them create their own ecosystem? What is a terrarium? a terrarium is a collection of plants … Continue reading How to Make a Terrarium!
Before I even begin, what are the main questions I am asked about portrait photography?: What makes a good portrait? What settings are best? How do I compose a portrait? What makes a good portrait? The photo captures your subject(s) in a flattering way. The subject(s) is the main part of the photo Your subject(s) LOVE the photo Lighting The background doesn’t distract from the … Continue reading Photography Tips #19: Portraits
Probably the most golden rule of golden rules within the art world, the rule of thirds is pretty iconic. But what is it? You can divide a frame into 9 equal blocks, the intersecting lines making up 4 key points of interest. Using the lines and the points, you can use them to compose an image to become more dynamic. By using the points, there … Continue reading Photography Tips #18: Rule of Thirds
I don’t want to mention the C-word here so here are some pictures from my garden! I used my own preset for these photos to boost the saturation, and at the same time give some muted accents and warmer tones to give it that summertime evening aesthetic. It’s somewhat amazing how much plants can revitalize your mood, from the little peep of a sprouting seed … Continue reading Snapshots #21: Garden in Springtime
As requested by like one person… Here’s my first blog of moving from Canada as a white girl to Rural as heck Normandy. Hold onto your hats as it’s windy here and always raining. January. New year, new me. That’s how it goes right? So my new beginning is moving back to Europe from the wonderfully snowy north known as Canada. Of course, I am … Continue reading Expat in Normandy #1: a White girl gets settled