My creative progress and current barriers

About 6 weeks ago I wrote a post about my creative plans for 2017/2018. My plans were: Enter one photography competition – Maidenhead and Me (which is also an exhibition) – closing date September 2017 Write and publish an ebook about my creative projects – by May 2018 Continue to write down all my creative…

My August photo challenge 

I haven’t done a photo challenge for a while, so I’ve decided to do another one during August. This time, the theme will be “black & white” – I’ll take a photo each day and then upload it to Instagram with a black and white filter. This is one I’ve been meaning to do for…

Flowers at Cliveden

30 Day Challenge – week 3

So this week I started writing up my e-book, just 20 minutes a day. At the moment I plan it to be a guide to the ‘hidden gems’ of Maidenhead, but I’m going to finish writing it before I decide exactly what form it will take. By starting the writing I’ve identified some places I’ve…

Oaken Grove Park Maidenhead

30 Day Challenge – week 2

I haven’t done as much this week on the 30 Day Challenge, as I was away for work in Barcelona for 2 days, arriving back very tired on the Wednesday morning. I managed to fit in an hour of exploring one day while there, and found a lovely view of the Sagrada Familia from Parc…

Peony

30 Day Challenge – week 1

So in my previous post I explained that I was going to be doing the 30 Day Challenge again, and that started on Sunday 1st June. Here are a few highlights of the first week. My first “exploring” thing was to sit in a local park that I’d not been to before. It’s a town…

Another 30 day challenge

If you’ve read the ‘about me’ section of this blog, you’ll have seen me refer to the Screw Work Let’s Play 30 Day Challenge as being the catalyst that started this blog and the many projects that have followed. There have been a couple of 30DCs since then, but I haven’t taken part as I’ve…

Cliveden Water Garden

Inspiring National Trust spots

I think the National Trust is a brilliant organisation. It owns properties and gardens all over the UK and opens them for visitors to enjoy. For people who appreciate historic houses with stories and memories, it has lots to investigate. And for those of us who enjoy the fresh air, natural landscapes and colourful flowers, there are plenty…