FUSHIMI INARI-TAISHA

Fushimi Inari-Taisha is a Shinto shrine in southern Kyoto. It is famous for its thousands of red torii gates which trail into the wooden forests of Mount Inari which stands at 223 meters tall. Fushimi Inari is a shrine dedicated to Inari, the Shinto god of rice. Foxes are thought to be messengers from god,… Continue reading FUSHIMI INARI-TAISHA

NARA PARK, JAPAN

This was absolutely one of my favourite days from our recent trip to Japan. Nara Park is home to around 1200 free roaming wild deer. Considered in Shinto faith to be messengers of the gods the deer have become a symbol of the city and been designated as a national treasure. Because of this the… Continue reading NARA PARK, JAPAN

KEW ARE BEAUTIFUL

Living in Devon has it's perks. It's seen as a holiday destination and is a time out zone for a lot of people who want to escape city life and head to the countryside. But, when you live in that countryside holiday zone where do you go when you need a break/change of pace? On… Continue reading KEW ARE BEAUTIFUL

SALCOMBE SUNRISE

As photography enthusiasts Tom and I love a good sunrise. That morning light can make even the dullest of foregrounds the most beautiful of images. Mother nature sure does know how to start the day! Let’s face it, early starts are not fun. But, with a sunrise in mind and an afternoon nap as your… Continue reading SALCOMBE SUNRISE

CLIFFSIDE WALKS & SEA PINKS

It was my birthday a couple of weeks ago. I fancied doing something other than a pub/ restaurant meal out and so rallied the troops and decided on a day out adventure into the countryside for a nice walk and sea air. We ended up in Cornwall, an hours drive from home. The beautiful coastline… Continue reading CLIFFSIDE WALKS & SEA PINKS