The F Word

feminism /ˈfɛmɪnɪz(ə)m/ noun the advocacy of women’s rights on the ground of the equality of the sexes. – This is the Oxford Dictionary definition of feminism. Equality of the sexes. That’s it. – The first time that I can remember being treated differently for being a girl was when I was 8 years old. My…

Westival 2019 – A Re-Cap

Hidden amongst the rolling green hills of the Pembrokeshire countryside, Westival is a new edition to the music scene in Wales, supporting local artists as well as known names from further afield. With 2019 being only it’s second year, this festival already has people talking. Offering underground disco, techno and world music with some of…

Feature on SurfGirl

GUYS, I wrote an article similar to my blog post about Women and Surfing in Sri Lanka – and it’s now featured on the SurfGirl website along with my images! Click the link below to read 🙂 I’m so happy that my words and images are being used to support and recognise the work of…

The Ocean for Women’s Empowerment

Abay Girls Surf Club & SeaSisters Sri Lanka Whilst I was in Sri Lanka I volunteered and photographed for a day at a surf and swimming lesson for local women and girls run by SeaSisters in Weligama. I’d heard about the Abay Girls Surf Club and was in awe of the women who were pushing…

THE ONLY GIRL – ISSUE 67

✨SO EXCITED to share that my images and an article I wrote have been published in the latest issue of SurfGirl Magazine (!!!) – This magazine has been a source of inspiration to me for years, especially as a teenager, and encouraged me to stick at surfing as a young girl. The beautiful images and…

Surf Photography in Southern Sri Lanka

One of the reasons for my month long trip to Sri Lanka was to get in the water and improve my photography amongst the waves. Shooting in the surf is a lot more difficult than people imagine and you have to have some knowledge of that environment before you even get in. Tides, currents, rips…

Sunrise in Hiriketiya

The surf culture in the sleepy southern province of Sri Lanka is something I’ve been wanting to capture since my first trip here in 2018. Setting my alarm to 5:30, I headed out one morning to a little cove over the headland. My aim was to catch the morning surfers in the magical dawn light before…

Saving water (& plastic & money) whilst travelling

One of the most annoying things about travelling is trying not to be so wasteful, especially when it comes to single use plastics. Buying bottled water in different countries is one of my biggest pet peeves. I would never go near a plastic water bottle at home, but feel forced to look in that direction…

Have (some) money, will travel

Have you ever wanted to do something or go somewhere but it’s never actually materialised into anything? Was it because of being too afraid of the risks? Or that you may have to do it alone? Or of the possibility that something could go wrong? I know I have, hasn’t everyone!? Holding back from doing…

Westival

Westival 2018 This unique festival situated in the heart of the Pembrokeshire countryside is a new edition to the music scene in Wales, supporting local artists as well as known names from further afield. With 2018 being it’s first year, Westival is still a baby in comparison to festival giants such as Boardmasters and Glastonbury,…