Hello from England!

I’m running on a grand total of about 2 hours sleep, and the dreary weather just screams “naptime”, but nonetheless, I’m pumped and excited to be writing to you from England this morning (or rather, afternoon)!

Here begins a photo catalog of horsey things done in England. First up, seeing War Horse in London

Here begins a photo catalog of horsey things done in England. First up, seeing War Horse in London

My flight over was fairly uneventful, the only trouble being an exceptionally long customs line (note to self: get UK passport updated- that line was much shorter!) and lugging around goodness knows how many pounds of camera gear.

Hanging out with feral ponies in the New Forest

Hanging out with feral ponies in the New Forest

Though I’m here on business, I do have a few personal adventures to attend to while on British soil. One being the aforementioned Olympia, and the other being a ride through Hyde Park (thanks to Lori for the suggestion!).

Saying hello to a guard horse while honeymooning

Saying hello to a guard horse while honeymooning

Traveling alone can be a bit of a pain, but these horsey activities will make the trip more than memorable, especially since sadly my family is indisposed and unable to meet while I’m here.

Having dinner at the family pub where we met Olympic Gold medalist Showjumper Peter Charles

Having dinner at the family pub where we met Olympic Gold medalist Showjumper Peter Charles

Since I don’t have a selfie-stick, the blog will likely be saturated next week with crummy iPhone photos and selfies of questionable attractiveness, and hopefully one helmet cam of an ideally sunny day riding through London.

TTFN! Ta ta for now 🙂

 

Photography Friday: Architecture

I had so much fun going through my archives last week, that I thought I would do a few more posts that include some of my older stuff. I’ve been blessed to have the opportunities to travel quite a bit, and like any good tourist, have documented much of the amazing architecture I have seen along the way. Here’s a sampling of some of that work.

Inverness, Scotland

Inverness, Scotland

St. Michael's, Aldershot, England (this is the church I was christened in, among other events in my family's history!)

St. Michael’s, Aldershot, England (this is the church I was christened in, among other events in my family’s history!)

Sarrastro's, London, England

Sarrastro’s, London, England

Venice, Italy

Venice, Italy

Clifford's Tower, York, England

Clifford’s Tower, York, England

Cinqueterre, Italy

Cinqueterre, Italy

Yorkminster Cathedral, York, England

Yorkminster Cathedral, York, England

Il Duomo, Milan, Italy Not really architecture, I just loved these candles!

Il Duomo, Milan, Italy
Not really architecture, I just loved these candles!

 

We’re off to give my siblings college tours! Hope you guys have a great weekend!

Photography Friday: For the Birds

Today I decided to reach into my archives for some non-equine and non-canine material. It seems I’ve always been drawn to photographing birds, and here are some of the images I’ve captured over the years.

One of my first photos from Design School... Canadian Goose, circa 2008

One of my first photos from Design School… Canadian Goose, circa 2008

 

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Swan at Stourhead Estate, England. Fall 2011

 

Another Stourhead swan. 2011

 

Crows on a fenceline. Stonehenge, England. 2013

Crows on a fenceline. Stonehenge, England. 2013

Have a wonderful weekend!