Happy Birthday Barney

On Monday, 13th November, my only child turned 7. So, I thought it was a good opportunity to get him on the blog and have a little chat about him. He is, after all, the centre of my world. Now, I know that many of you will be able to identify with the fact that this...
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Everything You Need to Know About Those Cowhide Clutch Bags, With Hyde & Hare

Something has been taking over my Instagram feed lately and so far, I haven’t got involved. Until now... Cow hide bags. Every time I scroll through social media, these fancy, beautifully patterned clutch bags are jumping out at me. But something was stopping me. In...
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How to Hygge at Home This Winter

Happy November gang! As it's the first of November today, I wanted to post something super cosy and seasonal, without bombarding you with Christmassy posts just yet. (Although get ready for a whole ton of festive goodness over the next couple of months.) And with the...
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The Story of ‘Willow Barn’ – How We Built Our Home

If you’ve been following along with my blog and vlogs for a while now, you’ve probably seen me mention how much I love my parents’ house. ‘the barn’. In fact, I love it so much, I even had my wedding reception there. And a lot of you have commented on it. So I thought...
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A Gorgeous Kent Country Getaway – Finchcocks Coach House, Goudhurst

This’ll teach me for not taking my camera on a weekend away. Have a couple of days off, I thought. And then we turn up to the most beautifully decorated, Instagrammable Air BnB you’ve ever seen, with surrounding grounds to make any photographer weep with joy. So,...
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Happy Birthday Barney

On Monday, 13th November, my only child turned 7. So, I thought it was a good opportunity to get him on the blog and have a little chat about him. He is, after all, the centre of my world. Now, I know that many of you will be able to identify with the fact that this...

How to Hygge at Home This Winter

Happy November gang! As it's the first of November today, I wanted to post something super cosy and seasonal, without bombarding you with Christmassy posts just yet. (Although get ready for a whole ton of festive goodness over the next couple of months.) And with the...

What I Bought My Mum For Her Birthday

I always think it's fun, when buying birthday gifts, to not just buy something that you know the other person will love (although obviously that's pretty important) but to put the effort into finding something that represents your relationship with them. Me and my mum...

A New Job for Old Boots

My Mum has had her Hunter wellies for twelve years, and she loves them. She isn't horsey, so they're predominantly her daily dog-walking boots, but they've served her well. And last week, they split! We're working on getting her a new pair of boots, but she was still...

A Day in Dedham

Last weekend was super busy, with three gorgeous shoots. So on the bank holiday Monday, I took the day off to spend time with Sam and we decided to visit Dedham, for some lunch and a wander around the village. Line Whenever we have a free day, we never really know...

My 11 Favourite Equine & Country Blogs to Follow

I keep using this term 'lifestyle blog', with a new lifestyle post every Wednesday. And whilst many of you may have stumbled across other lifestyle bloggers and understand the term, I know that there might be some of you out there who are still looking at me blankly....

The Perfect Country Clutch Bag, from Mackenzie & George

Have you ever turned up to a show or day out, looked at your oversized handbag and really wished you didn’t have to lug it around all day long? I know I have! All the time! But then I can’t leave my bag in the car, because I need my vlogging camera, my phone, perhaps...

My Top Tips for a Country Garden Wedding

If you’ve been following any of my social media channels, you will have seen me mention my wedding. A lot. Ok, I’ve not shut up about it! Lol! It was around two months ago now and we’ve only just had time to reflect back, look through the photos and really take it all...

Rudds Wellies, Crafted to Work – A Review

I have actually been planning to do another monthly favourites video, as I have so many lovely bits and bobs to tell you about, and my last one seemed to go down pretty well. However, it’s one of those things that keeps getting put off and I just haven’t got around to...

Sharing a Pro Photographers Images, The Right Way!

There seems to be some confusion about when it is and isn’t ok to share images that a professional photographer (especially event photographers) have posted. And with the show season upon us and a rise in stolen images littering my Facebook news feed, I thought I’d do...

I’m Officially a Brand Ambassador for Hiho Silver

I've been bursting to share this exciting news with you for a few weeks now, but had to wait until the official press release was all tied up and sent out. But finally, I am super proud to announce that Hiho Silver have asked me to be one of their brand ambassadors...

Why I Love My Ariat Windermere Boots

These boots!! *hand heart* These boots are, without doubt, my favourite item of clothing. I just love them. When people ask me what comfortable country boots I would recommend, I don't even have to think about it. Ariat Windermere boots are my go to. They have been...

Setting Goals (Not Resolutions!) for 2017

I don't like the word 'resolutions'... But the word 'goals'? Now that's a word I like! 'Goals' feel more achievable, more exciting, more motivational... Less daunting and less like a commitment I don't really want to make. If you've been watching my vlogs, you will...

The Horse Lover’s Calendar 2017

This is something that I'm so excited about. Every year, I always get a few people saying 'Don't you do a calendar? I'd buy it!' And every year I think 'Maybe I'll do it next year.' Well this year I finally got myself in gear and have just received my first ever, very...

Welcome to The New Blog

Hi!! I just wanted to do a quick introduction to my brand new blog. I just felt it was time for an upgrade. You can still find all the old content by clicking on the 'Archive' button at the bottom of the page, but I've had my old blog ever since I first started...

Why There Will Soon Be No Event Photographers Left

Ok, I’m sorry, I’m sorry, but I’m going to get my rant on today. It’s not something I do very often, but I feel that this is really important! Here’s my question, to those of you who compete with your horses… Is having a professional photographer, capturing those...

20 Crazy Horse Laws From Around the World

Did you know….? 1. It’s illegal to ride an ugly horse around Hartsville, Illinois. I’d love to know who decides which horses are ugly and which aren’t. 2. By law, an Englishman must apparently not sell a horse to a Scotsman. Do we have anybody who’s guilty of this...

10 Great Gifts for Horse Lovers This Christmas

So, it’s that time of year again, when I’m looking at Christmas gifts and pretending that, for once, I’m going to be all organised. In reality though, I’ll think about buying gifts now and then leave it right until the very last minute, just to maximise the stress of...

10 Reasons You Should Buy Your Daughter a Horse!

Sorry Mums and Dads of the world, but I’m about to make your life difficult. I am such a believer in the fact that growing up around horses is just the best upbringing, for so many reasons! It’s character building, it’s healthy and I feel that it taught me so many...

Sherrie Warwick’s DIY Horse Show Make-Up Advice

I have been working as a make up artist for over 16 years, working on all kinds of projects ranging from celebrities, magazines, music videos, TV, weddings, equine photoshoots and private clients. My passion is real faces. I love bringing the best of someone’s face...