Holidays are not learning free zones

Holidays are not learning free zones

Last year I wrote about the wonderful informal learning my daughter experienced whilst on holiday in Cornwall over the summer. She was trying to look for crabs and met a retired local Cornish fisherman who kindly took the time to explain to her the best way to look for them and showed her how to(…)

Black and white photography

Black and white photography

I’ve really been enjoying playing around with black and white photography. The weather recently has treated us to some glorious days but it plays havoc with lighting for photography. I’ve found though that the harsher light lends itself rather well to black and white images though because it makes for interesting contrasting shadows if you(…)

A couple of ‘firsts’

A couple of ‘firsts’

I’m not sure how we managed to let our eldest reach the age of 8 before trying to catch a crab and go fishing but we had. However since our visit to Coombe Mill in May, my eldest in particular has shown a real interest and passion for animals of every shape and size. So,(…)