photos from July

Photos from July 2018

Here is my monthly review of the photos I have taken continues with a selection from July 2018. This month all the photos have been made exclusively on my Galaxy S7 smartphone and processed using Lightroom CC on the same device. If you want to take better photos with your smartphone then check out my post 10 […]

Finn the pit pony at the national coal mining museum for England

My Sunday Photo: Pit Pony

Pit Pony – My Sunday Photo for 29th July 2018 My Sunday photo this week is one of a pit pony I made at the National Coal Mining Museum for England during a visit we made this past week. This is Finn, a pit pony. Judging by the size of Finn I would imagine a […]



I saw this quote and thought – “damn, so true”. Once you replace negative thoughts with positive ones, you’ll start having positive results I struggle with sleep sometimes because my brain simply will not stop thinking about things. Usually, those things are worries, big or small, in life. I force myself to think about good […]

The Countryside Code

The countryside code is one of those things I remember from my school days that I still, to this day, remember and use. These things aren’t usually anything to do with core education like maths and English though. Living and working on the edge of the North York Moors National Park, being a dog owner […]


4 Ways To Keep Kids Safe In The Kitchen

Any parent knows that every second is a battle to keep your kids out of harm’s way. They love to explore the world by climbing around on stuff or poking their fingers into things so it’s up to you to make sure that the house is a safe environment for them at all times. Some […]