Snapshots #23: La Fosse Arthour

Another local adventure with my camera, this time venturing to La Fosse Arthour!

Snapshot #22: La Petite Cascade Mortain

Normandy is known for being pretty flat. Lower Normandy is known for this in particular. There are of course hills and miles of fields, but the general topography is pretty flat. Why am I telling you this? It happens that I live near two of the only waterfalls in Normandy! These two waterfalls are aptlyContinue reading “Snapshot #22: La Petite Cascade Mortain”

5 Days in Bourgogne

Now that restrictions have started to wane and normality is starting to return to Europe, I took the opportunity to take my new car out on the road and drive down to the friend’s place in Burgundy. I’ve been familiarising myself with the local towns and places around me here in Normandy and have becomeContinue reading “5 Days in Bourgogne”

Book Review: Midnight Vigilante

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 andContinue reading “Book Review: Midnight Vigilante”

Photo Editing Fundamentals (with LightRoom)

Adobe products can be intimidating, but fear not, I have curated a super easy guide on the basics of lightroom so you don’t have to struggle anymore!

The Amazing History of Domfront

In today’s post we are looking at one of my favourite spots year-round – Domfront.

D-Day: Why Do We Remember?

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 willContinue reading “D-Day: Why Do We Remember?”

5 Reasons You Should Visit Bruges

Bruges has been a popular spot in my holiday history, and this is why…

How to Make a Terrarium!

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? WhatContinue reading “How to Make a Terrarium!”

Photography Tips #19: Portraits

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)Continue reading “Photography Tips #19: Portraits”

Photography Tips #18: Rule of Thirds

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 anContinue reading “Photography Tips #18: Rule of Thirds”

The Exposure Triangle

As a photographer, I am often asked about photography and how to take photos. So, accordingly, I thought I would write an easy summary guide to the basics of how to take a photo. Including, the things to consider, the exposure triangle, and basic settings. Check out other photography tips here: Things to Consider WhatContinue reading “The Exposure Triangle”

Living in Normandy #1: a White girl gets settled

As requested by like one person… Here’s my first blog about 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 theContinue reading “Living in Normandy #1: a White girl gets settled”

Snapshots #19: Mer Bleue Bog

Betwixt the straight roads, scattered towns and confused moose in Eastern Ontario lies a bog. This bog is one of the biggest prehistoric bogs in Ontario, yet the people of Ottawa don’t really know much about it. I, of course, being the adventurous human that I am, and Canada having a distinct lack of castles,Continue reading “Snapshots #19: Mer Bleue Bog”

Chronically Me #7: Procrastinating

It’s been a while friends. The reason: procrastination. But not the laugh it off I’ll get to it kind of procrastination. The kind of procrastination that is constant and unproductive keeping me up to the small hours of the morning, as I have completely lost track on what time actually is, to pass out forContinue reading “Chronically Me #7: Procrastinating”

Chronically Me #6: I Had Knee Surgery!

Happy Summer everyone! It has been quite some time since my last post, many apologies to my avid followers, but here is the reason why… I had a total knee replacement. At 24. So before you ask any questions, here is a little (long post) on the why, what, where and who of getting myContinue reading “Chronically Me #6: I Had Knee Surgery!”