Making the Internet Personal

April 29, 2022
This week sees the launch of my new online bespoke mentoring service at Forest of Dean & Wye Valley School of Photography - our humble photography training school based in the UK south west since 2009. I’ve been asked many, many times why I’m not on YouTube, Facebook “how to” videos or Instagram reels. Lots of people are and they are very good at i...
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Trials & Tribulations of a Wildlife Gardener

May 10, 2021
It strikes me that modern gardens are a lot like Mars bars. For them to work at all we need to be able to work, rest and play in them! Achieving that balance in a single space at the same time is trickier than we all imagine. Compound the difficulty by adding in – wildlife friendly and low maintenance. We took over the Rose Cottage garden severa...
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Curated Media Collections – sweating the assets.

April 10, 2021
OK, let’s turn this thing on its head. We are talking about getting the most from your image assets. This is a pitch to SME owners so here’s the pitch first instead of last. Your entire collection of images, videos, graphics and vectors curated and made available to you and your clients and suppliers 24/7 whenever you want. Images quality assessed,...
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Lost Works

February 15, 2021
Lost Works It’s great to “find” something isn’t it? Where does that come from? Self-interest or the instinct for survival or the thrill of getting lucky? I was out in Speech House Woods during the last smattering of snow that in these climate change days the news likes to call “heavy”. The ground was unusually covered in fine white powder bel...
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Can Local be the new High Street?

July 08, 2020
It was a great pleasure to be asked to support our own village version of the global #SupportLocal campaign. This is a movement that seeks to influence the way we all shop and consume services. As well as to remind us about the diversity of products available just around the corner. Some of these businesses have proven to be absolute stars during t...
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