Norfolk life

A Most Curious Wedding Fair: Autumn edition

  I have been meaning to Blog about the Most Curious Vintage Wedding Fair for sometime but the hectic run up to Christmas and then the holidays got in the way. But finally here are some images from the day which was held at St Andrews hall on 21st October last year.  This is the…

Read More

Advent: 17.12 – The Nativity restorers

Our once controversial Nativity has been getting a lot of attention.  Pictured above are Enid Clarke, Rene Smith and Brian Smith who worked hard to restore it for this year’s Christmas celebrations in the church.  While we were setting up the photograph Enid told us how the artists came to stay in Carbrooke in the…

Read More

Advent: 16.12 – Spirit of Christmas

Our village event in Carbrooke was a great success.  We had ice sculptures, a craft fayre, a story telling santa and to top it all Radio Norfolk arrived on the Village Green as part of treasure quest!

Read More

Advent: 9th December Christmas tree festival

  A lovely display of trees again this year – 37 trees and 37 charities. This years theme was to think outside the box and there certainly were some lovely and unusual entries. The festival closes at 4.00pm today so you still have time to get to All saints church in Shipdham if you are…

Read More

Advent Blog: 5th December – Darkness into light

Back to Advent Sunday again! After I had finished photographing the nativity I was invited to go back for the Darkness into Light Advent service to take some more photos. As Sunday was my birthday (don’t ask how old!) I said I couldn’t stay for the whole service (Geoff had planned the roast beef for…

Read More

Advent Blog: 2nd December – The Carbrooke Nativity

This morning at the request of our village church I went to photograph a very unique Nativity which has been lovingly restored for Christmas this year. 1928, the Vicar of Carbrooke Rev. George Chambers commissioned a set of 24″ Plaster Nativity figures for Carbrooke Church, the figures were dressed in the style of 1920’s and…

Read More

Christmas has arrived!

  Yesterday lunchtime I headed out to Broom Hall Country Hotel for the Wayland Women in Business Christmas lunch. I’ve been a member of the Network since it started way back in 2006 and always enjoy the chance to meet up with local women running an extremely diverse range of businesses. Yesterday was no exception!…

Read More

Earsham Hall recce

We are shooting our last wedding of the season this coming Saturday at Earsham Hall near Bungay. A couple of weeks back I met up with Heather and Nick, the prospective Bride and Groom to have a recce before the big day. As you will see the hall is absolutely stunning – from its magificent…

Read More

Retrorecyclers official launch party!

Back in June I Blogged about RetroRecyclers  – a new local business that we have been supporting with marketing.  It’s been great seeing the business take shape and watching the warehouse fill with an amazing array of antiques, vintage items and products made from recycled materials (including my very own tea cup candles!).  Most amazing…

Read More

Wayland Farmers’ Market – the end of an era

Tomorrow will be a very sad day for our local town of  Watton as it is saying good bye to its Farmers’ Market which will operate for the very last time in the morning.   I have been a supporter of the market from the very start – using it source local produce as well as helping…

Read More