Winter Woodland

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I recently became transfixed by the work of German photographer Kilian Schönberger. He captures magical woodland landscapes in Central Europe featuring dreamlike colour and lighting. Look up his images for yourself, they’re absolutely enchanting! Besides leaving me completely awestruck and inspired, his beautiful photographs also gave me a yearning to get out into the woods.  Continue reading

Coastal Hiking in the Isle of Man 

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It was around 5pm when we set off on a summer hike to Lag ny Keeilley – the remains of a medieval chapel perched in an isolated spot on the Isle of Man’s west coast. At the beginning, there was a gravelled path passing by an empty farmhouse known as Eary Cushlin. Before long it was just the two of us carefully watching our steps as we waded through thigh-high ferns at the cliff’s edge, literally one foot in front of the other. Continue reading