I Heart Blackpool

September 03, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
Today I want to share with you some of my favourite personal images taken in and around Blackpool. Although these are recent pictures, I remember going there with my family too, and there is much nostalgia mixed in with my adult perspective of its quirkiness! From the donkey rides on the beach, to the heights of Blackpool Tower, family entertainmen...
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Lytham WarTime Weekend: Reconnecting With Our Past

August 19, 2013  •  2 Comments
As the daughter of a USAF Military Officer, I grew up around air bases, airplanes, military life and air shows. Hardly a day went by when we weren't running to the window to try to identify what type of plane was flying overhead. I wasn't any good at it, but my dad couldn't help encouraging me to try anyway. He loves flying, airplanes, the military...
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Lytham Proms 2013-Channeling the Eighties

August 11, 2013  •  3 Comments
Lytham Proms is a big deal every year, and this year was no different. What began in 2009 with a single concert night, has now grown into a three-night super event from Friday through Sunday! Curiousity about the proms begins to build earlier in the week when the crew arrives and begins fencing off the concert area. What is it about fences that...
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The Great Debate

August 05, 2013  •  1 Comment
You don't have to walk far this summer to get a delicious whiff of something yummy cooking in someone's back garden! Planning a barbecue seemed like such a wonderful idea! The weather was bound to be another perfectly sunny day, just as it had been for weeks! Yes, I know, this is England, so all bets are off!! Uh-oh, was that a rumble of thunder?...
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Smart Tips for Your Smartphone Camera

July 27, 2013  •  2 Comments
After what seemed a neverending cold and dismal winter, the Fylde Coast of England's north west is enjoying a fabulous summer this year! There have been weeks of sunshiny mornings greeted with fresh and breezy sea-scented air, drifting dreamily into balmy, slightly cool and starry late night evenings. Not only do I get to sip the first coffee...
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