Beautiful beach litter

Sunday sunrise, storms and severed starfish in Shoreham-by-Sea

I managed to haul myself out of bed first thing on Sunday morning to catch the sunrise (the only bit of sun for the day). Even though I HATE litter, I always find it ...

The teddy I saw 2 years ago, found today wedged in fireplace with a toy snowman for company...

Schools out forever

This morning I took my new Christmas present camera (a Nikon D3200) for it's first outing, looking for a derelict school based on old army barracks nearby to my family home ...

Graffiti sun

Depressing New Years trudge around Stanmer Park

Stanmer Park is quite possibly one of the most depressing places I have ever had the misfortune to visit. It is full of badly behaved children, litter, dogs mess in bags left ...

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Sunrise over steaming suburbia

Yesterday morning I woke up super early to go for a walk and watch the sun rise over the Hatches lake, near to where I grew up. I remember this place as being really ...

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Abandoned pushchairs and dancing caterpillars at Castle Hill

Sunday involved a 10 mile hike from London Road to Castle Hill nature reserve in Woodingdean. I really love this place, there is something very magical about it that was ...

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Plastic bags and pikeys in Portslade

A spontaneous Sunday afternoon visit to Portslade industrial estate. I love this place, it looks so bleak and depressing but with the sun glaring it’s more like a magical ...

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Life is always changing but the view can stay the same

It's funny how life has changed so much yet I can still lie in the same position as I did twenty years ago and see the same view. Different curtains though. ...

Dawn lake

Magic mushrooms and ghost trains – dawn nostalgia at the Hatches lakes

So today I rose at the crack of dawn this morning to watch the sun come up over one of my favourite places in the world  - the Hatches Lakes in Frimley Green. As a child I ...

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Ray of light – early morning nostalgia

I have been thinking a lot about nostalgia and memories recently having come back to the house where I grew up more than usual. I have always been really interested in ...