It’s the start of Foal Season. This means cute photos of foals. Stay tuned for all my upcoming albums! Foals are so much fun to take pictures of as they are both energetic and curious. Spending time playing with these youngsters, and taking pictures is a joy. The foals here are all KWPN jumpers, lookingContinue reading “Foal Season”
Another local adventure with my camera, this time venturing to La Fosse Arthour!
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 “La Petite Cascade Mortain”
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 a friend’s place in Burgundy. A change of scenery for my 5 Days in Bourgogne. I’ve been familiarising myself with the local townsContinue reading “5 Days in Bourgogne”
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”
In today’s post we are looking at one of my favourite spots year-round – 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 willContinue reading “D-Day Why Do We Remember?”
Known to be the fairytale castle of Northern France, Mont Saint Michel is not just an icon. The surrounding area is equally fascinating. Learn a brief history of the mount, as well as La Baie de Mont Saint Michel in this post. Find More Normandy posts here: Why Travel to La Baie de Mont SaintContinue reading “La Baie de Mont Saint Michel”
A short guide to Basic Portrait Photography. Where to get started when starting a portrait shoot. Basic Portrait Photography Before I even begin, what are the main questions I am asked about portrait photography?: What makes a good portrait? How to achieve this: It’s pretty daunting to go into portrait photography with little to noContinue reading “Basic Portrait Photography”
Probably the most golden rule of the golden rules within the art world, the rule of thirds is pretty iconic. But what is Photography Rule of Thirds? Photography Rule of Thirds You can divide a frame into 9 equal blocks, the intersecting lines making up 4 key points of interest. Using the lines and theContinue reading “Photography Rule of Thirds”
I don’t want to mention the C-word here so here are some pictures from my garden! Well, my Garden in Springtime. Springtime in the Garden I used my own presets for these photos to boost the saturation, and at the same time give some muted accents and warmer tones to give it that summertime eveningContinue reading “Garden in Springtime”
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. Here is my take o Moving to Normandy. Moving to Normandy January. New year, new me. That’s how it goes right?Continue reading “Moving to Normandy, First Impressions”
Ottawa. Awatto. A what o to do with you…
I tried to read a book a week for year…. here is what I read.
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”
hockey season is back.
HOCKEY SEASON IS BACK
Pigeons are great. I can’t convince people in conversation, but I can maybe convince people in a blog post.
I’ve been trying to do more walks while I’m not at work to enjoy the last few weeks before it goes cold here, so enjoy!