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Goodwood Revival 2017

The best day of the year
One of the best days of the year is definitely the Goodwood Revival and this year was no exception. They added a new attraction this year which is the Revival Emporium, a fashi… http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/goodwood-revival-2017/

Salzburg

A beautiful city for a fantastic break.
I’ve just returned from a weekend break in Salzburg.  It is an Austrian city on the German border close to Bavaria.  Salzburg is most famous for being the birth place of Wolfga… http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/salzburg/

Red Arrows

Visit to the North of England
I’ve just been up to the North of England and visited Cragside, Rothbury, Northumberland now managed by the National Trust.  This was the home of the great inventor Lord Armstrong… http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/red-arrows/

Menorca

Festival of Saint Joan
I just spent four days in Menorca and stayed in a boutique hotel in Mahon called Jardi de Ses Bruixes.  It is five minutes from the centre and only has eight rooms.  Ours was char… http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/menorca/

Guildford Festival

Agricultural Show Guildford
Bank Holiday week end.  I went to the Surrey Agricultural Society Show.   The show is held at Stoke Park just a mile from the Guildford town centre. I went to photograph the In… http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/guildford-festival/

New Forest

Easter Weekend in the New Forest
Over the Easter weekend I went to the New Forest and stayed at the Mill at Gordleton, near Lymington.  The Mill is a small hotel with only 8 bedrooms, a cosy bar and a great res… http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/new-forest/

Goodwood Revival 2015

40s, 50s and 60s Fashion Spectacular
GOODWOOD REVIVAL This is the third year I have been to Goodwood and it never lets you down. The way visitors get into the spirit of the event by dressing in period clothing h… http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/goodwood-revival-2015/

Photographing puffins

The Farne Islands
One of my ambitions regarding photography was to photoshoot puffins. I just came back from the Farne Islands on the Northumberland Coast. They are a haven for nesting sea birds an… http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/photographing-puffins/

Foodie Night

Restaurant visit and planned photoshoot
I went to La Barbe at the weekend, a very romantic French restaurant in Reigate. Having been many times, it never lets you down, it is relaxed and welcoming, a great atmosphere. … http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/foodie-night/

Oxford

Visit to Ashmolean Museum and weekend in Oxford
I have been to the Cotswolds and Oxfordshire many times but never to Oxford itself. I thought it would be great for photography and to celebrate my birthday and it didn't let me do… http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/oxford/

Dangerous Games

Michael Flatley in his last show.
I have just seen Lord of the Dance, Dangerous Games which was created by Michael Flatley. What a show! From beginning to end it was an amazing performance. It’s a simple story,… http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/dangerous-games/

Goodwood Revival 2014

Fantastic vintage experience
The Goodwood Revival gets better and better. Once again I had a great day with photography, not just the motor racing but everything that goes with it, from fashion to dance. T… http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/goodwood-revival-2014/

Jousting at Hever Castle

Fun day out at Hever Castle
Hever Castle is an important historic castle and was once the home of Anne Boleyn. It is 13th Century and very romantic because of the association of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn. T… http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/jousting-at-hever-castle/

Loire Valley

Chateaux, good wine and food.
The Loire Valley is world famous for its beautiful châteaux, once the playground of Kings and their courts, but the Loire Valley offers much more, beautiful abbeys, cathedrals, vi… http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/loire-valley/

The Bailey Exposed Exhibition

Visit to National Gallery to see Bailey's exhibition
I have just been to the Bailey Exposed exhibition at the National Portrait Galley. It was a fascinating glimpse into the fashionable world. Bailey was the fashion photographer … http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/the-bailey-exposed-exhibition/

Bruges

Valentines Weekend
I’m just back from Bruges, one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. It’s full of canals, bridges, restaurants and is famous for high quality chocolates. Bruges’ two central… http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/bruges/

Christmas 2013

Christmas Dinner
Happy Christmas and a joyous New Year  Here we are again, another year gone by, all rushing about getting presents and inviting family around. At the beginning of this year I h… http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/christmas-2013/

Adare Manor Ireland

Birthday Celebration
For my birthday this year I decided to go to Ireland for a weekend break. I chose Adare Manor, which is a five star golf resort hotel, about thirty five minutes drive from Shannon… http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/adare-manor-ireland/

Dance at Options

Evening of World Amateur All Stars dancing
One of my recent photo shoots was at Dance Options in Cheam where they hosted the World Amateur All Stars dancers. They danced the jive, the samba, the foxtrot, rumba and quic… http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/dance-at-options/

Dordogne Experience

Visit to the Dordogne area, Sarlat and caves.
I’m just back from the Dordogne, where I stayed in Sarlat, a medieval town with narrow streets and courtyards. The restaurants are great too, especially Le Grand Bleu. The cave… http://shearingenterprises.co.uk/index.php/blog/dorrdogne-experience/

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