Joy

Rainy days and inappropriate shoes

Rainy days and inappropriate shoes

Every day in recent weeks I drove past a beautiful red tree on my way to and from work. But my passion for landscape photography was all but gone and every day I told myself that it wasn’t important to stop and get out of […]

Top 6 things a Fujifilm Instax camera can teach you

Top 6 things a Fujifilm Instax camera can teach you

  If you are expecting great image quality from a Fujifilm Instax Mini 8, I won’t lie to you… you will be disappointed. But if you are expecting a bright and colourful tool for a fun project where the content of your photos matters more […]

Is Laughter Yoga all it’s cracked up to be?

Laughter Yoga is something I first heard about several years ago, but never had the courage to try. Me? Stand around with a bunch of strangers laughing at nothing at all? I don’t think so! Surely the only laughter that could erupt in such a […]

The Joy Jar

So you don’t know what a joy jar is? I didn’t either… until I just made up the concept last week (since writing this post it was pointed out to me that in actual fact other people were also using this term). Mine is just […]

What macro photography taught me

What macro photography taught me

Scattered throughout my previous posts, are numerous reasons why I think photography is a great metaphor for life. But my recent journey into macro photography has been another reminder that the small stuff really does matter. Beautiful reflections can be seen in the tiniest drops […]

Perseverance

I love articles like the one I’ve posted a link to below, reminding us that some of the most famous people have had someone in their past tell them they can’t do something. However, I would add Catherine Lanigan to the list of writers. For […]

Reframing

Reframing

Everyone faces difficult times at some point in their life, and some days it can seem like the only thing preventing a rapid dive into the depths of despair is the ability to “reframe” a negative experience into something more positive. It might sound like […]