I loved Christmas as a kid, all the magic and the belief in Father Christmas. It's not quite the same as a grown-up is it? That's until I saw the real Santa Claus. Have you ever seen him? Take a look and see what you think. I've been fortunate enough to spend Christmas in California … Continue reading I Saw the Real Santa Claus #MySundayPhoto
Some people like minimal decorations, some go overboard. I fall into the former category in my own home, but I do like to have a wander around a good Christmas display. Read on to hear about my favourite Christmas location. My love of tat*, sunshine and all things Rock N Roll were delivered in one … Continue reading Nothing Says Christmas Quite Like Elvis Presley!
I am absolutely delighted to share the news that one of my photos has been used in the 2019 Basingstoke Canal Calendar. I took the photo on a walk one beautiful spring morning where the temperature was mild and the sky so blue. This stretch of the Canal was from Fleet towards Crookham. We have … Continue reading Quintessentially English – Basingstoke Canal Walks & Calendar
Earlier in the year, I visited Broomhill Sculpture Gardens having passed it quite by chance on the way to the beach whilst staying near Woolacombe for the weekend. This location is a great spot for photography, walking and general relaxation. There are hundreds of sculptures in various mediums but the upcycled ones strike a chord with me. I … Continue reading Upcycled Art and Sculptures #MySundayPhoto
Following on from last week's photos of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, I'd like to share some photos of Mt Soledad National Veterans Memorial with you. Again no words can express the humbling experience that visiting these memorials gives you. Mt Soledad National Veterans Memorial can be found at the top of the mount in La Jolla, … Continue reading We Will Remember Them – Remembrance Day – Mt Soledad National Veterans Memorial
Lest We Forget - I thought I'd share these photos with you today as we approach Remembrance Day. Visiting these graves at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery was so incredibly moving. I don't think any words are needed about the sacrifices these men and women made for us all, the photos speak for themselves. We discovered Fort … Continue reading Lest We Forget – Remembrance Day 2018 – Rosecrans Cemetery San Diego
Well, this is the last day of Blogtober 18. To finish off the month and the challenge, I thought that I'd bring a little bit of sunshine into these colder months by sharing 10 different locations to watch amazing sunsets in California including San Francisco, Morro Bay, Long Beach Los Angeles, Seal Beach Orange County, Laguna … Continue reading Where to Watch 10 Amazing Sunsets in California