I woke up this morning and all I could hear was the wind howling past my bedroom window. Hugo’s wet nose against my cheek told me he needed to go out for his morning walk and I buried myself a little further down under my duvet, just a few minutes more before being blown sideways on the beach! His wet nose persisted so I got up, opened my curtains expecting the grey, only to be greeted by beautiful sunshine.Windy but beautiful.
Autumn has truly set in and I love it. It’s probably my favourite season. Then Spring, Winter and only then, Summer. Although that may have changed this year, after my first amazing Summer in Cornwall.
I cannot believe how quickly time has passed this year. It is nearly 5 months since the day I jumped on the train at Paddington and made my way to start afresh in Newquay. After 3 years of moving around, living from a suitcase, I was finally going to settle down a little. Nest in. Running a business from a suitcase and being on the move is hard work and I have craved the comfort of a permanent home and office that I can have everything I need in one spot and it was about to happen!
My biggest promise to myself? First thing I do after setting up home, I was going to get a dog. Little did I know 5 months ago that promise would come in the form of a Hugo shaped dog. The soppiest of pooches with a stubborn will and big heart.
So started the new phase in my life and what a summer it has been. A home on the beach. New friends and friendly faces. Old friends who have flocked to the sea side to come see me. A beautiful new dog. Lots of family time. Loads of sunshine. Long walks and salty air. Re connecting. Healing and finding new ways. My new environment has lead to a more active and healthier lifestyle and I am feeling so much better for it.
And it’s all been just simple living by the sea. Pure bliss.
Although I am now based in Cornwall, I am still travelling across the country to shoot weddings and I love it! So if you are looking for a Cornwall wedding photographer, or in fact a wedding photographer in any part of the world, do get in touch!