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Hiking with Arthritis – Walking Poles in Review

Hiking with Arthritis – Walking Poles in Review

I’ve now had a year to recover from my foot surgery. I still have pain but much less, and my foot is more … View Post
Hope with Eating Disorders – book review

Hope with Eating Disorders – book review

An affiliate link is on this page If you follow me social media you will not be surprised to find I am reviewing this … View Post
How can I take my anxious teenager on holiday? Top 10 Travel Goals 2019

How can I take my anxious teenager on holiday? Top 10 Travel Goals 2019

If you are following my Instagram you’ll know we had to cancel our travel plans last year because Fizz fell ill during her … View Post
The Photo Sharing Solution to Keep Grandparents in Touch with Family

The Photo Sharing Solution to Keep Grandparents in Touch with Family

ad When Grandparents live far away from other family members, it’s great to send them photos to keep in touch. You already knew … View Post
Prepare your teen for student finance – 10 tips

Prepare your teen for student finance – 10 tips

It wasn’t until after Fizz finished her GCSEs that it really hit me: She’s probably going to leave home before long. A … View Post
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
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

It’s a natural part of growing up for young girls to want to copy adults in the way they do their makeup or … 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