5 lessons from the Scottish Portrait Awards

It feels quite surreal to have one of my images selected as one of the best photographic portraits in the country. My photo is one I took in the sea on the eve of International Women’s Day (7 March) when the sea is at it’s coldest. Adventurer, Lindsey Cole, was cycling into town and a swim had been organised at sunset. It was a stormy day with waves in the normally flat calm of Portobello beach. Between then and now, I’ve learned a lot…

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Podcast Interview - Work in Progress

A couple of months ago (I’m playing catch up!) I was interviewed for the Work In Progress podcast. It’s a podcast made for everyone who wants to make space in their lives for doing what they love.

Somewhat surprisingly for someone (me) who doesn’t naturally take to public speaking, I enjoyed this conversation with Mona and Eva and it felt very natural despite deviating from my usual conversation topics and being front and centre …!

work in progress podcast

In case you’re not sure if you want to devote your time to this… Here’s a run down of what we cover in approximate order!

A rather diverse career path! … from floristry to deep sea researcher

My ethos that governs all of this: You only have one life - you’ve got to make the most of it!

Photography (of course!) being a continuous curiosity- and how you can improve - and amazing photographers to watch

Tribe Women and finding a close supportive business network

Motherhood- and the transition can be amazing for your career

Anyway, I’d love it if you’d have a listen here and do get in touch if you have any feedback.