Well what can I say? The last month has been chaotic but very exciting and I love having the freedom to spend time with my boys. I have been doing some PR work so I’ve gone back to my roots of press work which obviously I love.
I had the pleasure of photographing Gwledd Conwy Feast at the end of October. It’s a celebration of food, music and arts set in the medieval riverside town of Conwy. So much work goes into organising such an event hats off to everyone involved as I thoroughly enjoyed the whole weekend. So make sure you get yourselves tickets for next years festival. https://www.conwyfeast.co.uk/
Ramblers at Worlds End.
I was asked to cover a ramblers event in Llangollen whilst it was a freezing cold day I got some very good results I was desperate for a rainbow to appear and I was lucky enough I got one too. Volunteers are doing a great job fixing problems along the Offa’s Dyke Path take a look at the work they are doing just wonderful for our beautiful Countryside here in North Wales. http://www.ramblers.org.uk
Rubicon Garden Rooms
November I have been doing some work for Ceidiog PR http://ceidiog.com/pr/ One of the stories I was involved in was Paul Williams, a married father of one who built his own man cave in his back garden. I am tempted for my own ‘She’ cave to escape from the mad house. Would you be tempted? If so he bought it from the amazing http://www.rubicongardenrooms.co.uk This story was picked up by the Liverpool Echo and The Mirror. I love seeing my work in the newspapers again.
Well as November passes it’s been a fabulous month taking pictures of beautiful Daisy and her new puppy ‘Honey’ at Lymme Dam – a lovely location for portraits. We also celebrated the amazing wedding of Jane and Mark at Rowton Hall, Chester. A highly recommended venue and we had a beautiful autumn day too. Thanks to you both for letting us be a part of your day.
I’ve also met some wonderful couples who are getting married next year so looking forward to 2017 already.
I wonder what December will bring now?
Thanks for reading my blog as you can see it’s been a hectic month or so.
Ps I nearly forgot about my Guild of photographer bronze award for this image I am so delighted and thanks for everyone’s kind words. https://photoguild.co.uk
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A bit daunting especially when my background was in journalism but taking pictures not words – so hey ho I will give it my best SHOT. Back in August I made the biggest decision of my life to leave the Newspaper Industry where I have worked since a teenager. I have always wanted to have my own business so with the big 4 0 fast approaching it was now or never. Some might say a midlife crisis? but no I am determined to make this happen.
With two young children Ollie, six and Lewis just 18 months I wanted to have more time with them so what better way than working for yourself and making your own decisions. Choosing which days I will be working and not feeling like I am missing out on them growing up.
So life in October has become very exciting. We’ve had a family holiday and now I am refreshed, ready for the challenges ahead. I know it won’t be an easy ride probably many up’s and many down’s along the way. But what’s more important for me is that I am the happiest I have been for years.
I love my family but I love my job so now I have got the best of both worlds.
So if you know anyone getting married or would like a family portrait then please get in touch.
Thanks for reading and here is to plenty more blogs.
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