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Beautiful cherry blossom shoot in Edinburgh

The cherry blossom trees are out in force in Edinburgh this week, huge pops of pink everywhere you look. I just adore them! This mini session was much colder than it looks, very windy and with fairly contrasty light but she was a little superstar and I'm so happy with...

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My great Friday Pottery throw down

When I moved up to Edinburgh in the summer I decided to join up to a class to learn a new skill, hopefully meet some new people and indulge my creative side and lo and behold Dirty Earth came up on my Facebook feed like the answer to all my wishes and I joined...

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Isle Of Wight festival with kids

I worked for a number of years with the lovely team from the Isle Of Wight festival back in the day and loved every minute of it, then my kids came along and for one reason and another we didn't get the chance to go back until last summer. I'm so happy we did because...

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The Post House – a Highland holiday home makeover shoot

This beautiful holiday rental accommodation has recently had a fabulous makeover and we did a styled shoot to highlight all the fabulous new features. Sleeping 18 people it is a converted Post Office in the village of Kingussie in the Cairngorms National Park. It now...

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A Day In The Life photo session

It is a fairly daunting thing to be asked to photograph another photographer, even one as lovely as Lizzie Patterson, however when she asked me to photograph her gorgeous family for an afternoon we had a total laugh and she totally put me at ease. I hadn't done a Day...

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Portobello to Musselburgh – a windy weekday walk

My husband and I had a day off together a couple of weeks ago and had to get the car serviced down near Portobello, so we decided to make a day of it and go for an epic long walk to Musselburgh and back. It was a beautiful misty start and it really brightened up as we...

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A family adventure in Glencoe and Skye

Last weekend we took a family trip over to the beautiful mountains of Glencoe and the Isle Of Skye. The weather was freezing and the rain pretty much torrential, but the moments in between as the mist rolled over the mountains, or we caught a rainbow or a glimmer of...

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

We are so enjoying being in Edinburgh a few months in, we always used to come up to Scotland for Christmas every year, but this is our first one actually living here as a family. There is just so much festive spirit around the place just now and so I thought I would...

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Autumn mists, Loch Lomond & Finnich Glen

We spent a wonderfully chilled and very rare child free weekend soaking up the peace and solitude of the Trossachs. We explored Loch Lomond and Finnach Glen, the Devils Pulpit. It was misty, cold, rainy, extremely muddy, but absolutely...

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