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…

A Welsh Summer

You might think I’m lying, but summer in Pembrokeshire has become one of my favourite things in the world. I’ve always lived by the sea, but in a small seaside town, winters can be quiet and (sometimes) pretty bleak. Dark stormy nights become rainy grey days, the winds can be bitterly cold and no one…

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…