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Plan a Romantic Trip to Venice with Kids in Tow

Plan a Romantic Trip to Venice with Kids in Tow

Collaborative post My husband and I would love to plan a romantic trip to Venice but it’s tricky to decide whether to take … View Post
Taking photos at the Lake District’s Castlerigg Stone Circle

Taking photos at the Lake District’s Castlerigg Stone Circle

I was inspired to visit Castlerigg Stone Circle after seeing plenty of beautiful photos taken by friends and strangers alike. This 3000 year-old site of … View Post
Family Travel Destinations – Our Top Picks, Interviewed

Family Travel Destinations – Our Top Picks, Interviewed

If you’ve already read my blog post about independent travel booking tips, then you have come to the right place. Now we’ve … View Post
Itinerary planning for families – hacks and tips for independent travel

Itinerary planning for families – hacks and tips for independent travel

A road trip in the UK or Europe is one of our favourite things to do. We especially like France and enjoyed road trips … View Post
27 Things I learned with Icelolly Holidays

27 Things I learned with Icelolly Holidays

I recently attended “Blog at the Beach” with Icelolly holidays, which is travel bloggers’ festival in Leeds. This was a great opportunity to get … View Post
Your camera and laptop bag problems solved with Inateck – Full 4-bag review

Your camera and laptop bag problems solved with Inateck – Full 4-bag review

Contains affiliate links – see this page for details Inateck Laptop bag and sleeve, camera bag and business backpack review I always seem to need … View Post
Visit Knaresborough Waterside and try Repeating Pattern Photo Composition

Visit Knaresborough Waterside and try Repeating Pattern Photo Composition

Knaresborough is a beautiful North Yorkshire town with a gorge, waterside walks with charming cottages, an historic market, a railway viaduct, a castle, a … View Post
Define and Master your Photography Niche

Define and Master your Photography Niche

Today I am welcoming guest writer Ashley Lipman to Falcondale Life. Ashley is an award-winning writer who discovered her passion for providing creative solutions … View Post
Visit Yorkshire Soap – Fragrant Delights

Visit Yorkshire Soap – Fragrant Delights

There is a new branch of Yorkshire Soap in my town of Harrogate. If you walk up the street towards it you can smell … View Post
Be Inspired to Travel by Movies and TV Shows

Be Inspired to Travel by Movies and TV Shows

Collaborative post I believe that travel should always make an emotional connection. It gives a trip so much more value. An affinity with my … View Post
Photos from a Camera Obscura

Photos from a Camera Obscura

A camera obscura is a dark room or box with a pinhole. The light coming through the pinhole projects the image of the outdoors … View Post
Things to Consider When Your Teen or Tween Wants Hair Dye

Things to Consider When Your Teen or Tween Wants Hair Dye

Collaborative Post It’s a natural part of growing up for young girls to want to copy adults in the way they do their … View Post
Photography in Auto Mode Part 6: How to Choose the Best Exposure

Photography in Auto Mode Part 6: How to Choose the Best Exposure

If you’re using your camera on auto mode then you can still learn a great deal about light and good exposures. You can … View Post
More Spring Flower Shots and Why Editing Photos is Important

More Spring Flower Shots and Why Editing Photos is Important

Last week I shared some of my photos from my in-law’s lovely garden, with the low sun streaming through from behind. I have … View Post
Spring Flower Photos in Low Sun – Pic of the Week

Spring Flower Photos in Low Sun – Pic of the Week

It may seem funny but even though I am a family travel and photography blogger I have not been able to get out of … View Post
Photography in Auto Mode Part 5: Understanding Good Exposure

Photography in Auto Mode Part 5: Understanding Good Exposure

There’s actually a huge amount of flexibility and tactics which you can employ to control your exposure when taking photos in auto mode. … View Post
Taking Photos at Avebury Stone Circle – Pic of the Week

Taking Photos at Avebury Stone Circle – Pic of the Week

This week on Instagram I have been sharing my photos of Wiltshire’s stoneage attractions, in particular my shots of Avebury Stone Circle. Avebury … View Post
Ideas for One Day in Beijing

Ideas for One Day in Beijing

Sponsored post Up to now I have always been reluctant to write about my husband’s business travel. Some people make the mistake of … View Post
Photography in Auto Mode Part 4: Five Simple Composition Tips

Photography in Auto Mode Part 4: Five Simple Composition Tips

Any photo you take can be improved with just a little thought about the composition. Getting better at composition is something you can do … View Post
Visit Harrogate’s Cherry Blossom Avenues – Pic of the Week

Visit Harrogate’s Cherry Blossom Avenues – Pic of the Week

If you follow me on Instagram you may have seen on my stories that I gave a “heads up” a couple of weeks ago, … View Post