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Photography, reading, walking with my dog, learning languages, meeting people,  watching wildlife, horse riding, trying something new, … These are some of the passions that fuel my life and encourage my travels

This blog is my way of exploiting my love of writing and photography.  I am keen to share my travel ideas, experiences and photographs.  I hope you will find inspiration here, and that you will join me for a chat now and then by leaving a comment.  Most importantly, I hope to pass on a smile or a chuckle.

If you want to contact me for interviews, commissions or to buy prints, please drop me a line at or call on +44 7973552583

Some recent photographic successes

Current and forthcoming exhibitions:
Women in Photography at the Glasgow Gallery for Photography, 3-31 March 2023
Landscape Photography at the Glasgow Gallery for Photography, 3-31 March 2023

Recent exhibitions:
BBA One Shot Awards, BBA Gallery, Berlin, 3-18 February 2023
Re:Framed at the Barbican Library, October 2022
Urban Landscapes at the RogArt Street Campus in Glasgow, 19-30 August 2022
World Photography Week exhibition at Glasgow Riverside Campus 15-19 August 2022
Out of the Frame exhibition at RogArt Street Campus in Glasgow, 4-30 August 2022
International Open Call Exhibition at The Glasgow Gallery for Photography, 20 May-4 June 2022
She Clicks exhibition, After Nyne Gallery, London, September 201

Recent publications:
Portfolio published in AAP Magazine Issue 20 – Travel – see one of my chosen images

Recent awards:
BBA One Shot Awards 2023 – longlisted
Monochrome Awards 2022 – honourable mention in the architecture section of Monochrome Awards 2022    – see my winning entry
British Photography Awards 2020 – winner of Best Architectural Photographer 2020 – see my winning entry 2020
Monochrome Awards 2020 – winner of Best Amateur Street Photographer 2020 – see my winning entry
Finalist in Travel Photographer of the Year (TPOTY) 2020
Shortlisted in Landscape Photographer of the Year 2020


All images and writings in this blog are my own work, unless otherwise stated, and may not be used,  copied or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without prior written permission.

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  2. Thank you for following our blog. Through our photography and words we hope to inspire others to get out and see the world. And perhaps through those travels the world will become a smaller and less threatening place as we discover the many kindred spirits who share our passions, hopes and aspirations. As Mark Twain said, “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness.”

    It’s never too early or late to discover and follow your heart. Make time for the people, work, and causes you truly care about. Somehow, we think you already know this. 🙂 Cheers, Wooly and Raeski.


  3. Thanks to end button. You have so much of followers commenting! 😀
    I am glad that I found you and able to be part of your journey. Thank you for sharing. 🙂


  4. Thank you for following my humble corners of wordpress and I hope you find a bake or a travel spot which you haven’t experienced. I have followed your lovely blog for a while and love your posts. Anne


  5. Hi Debbie,
    I love your blog and the wonderful stories about travels here!I hope I get to travel to those places that you have been too.

    I am starting a feature about the best travel moment a traveler encountered or experienced while traveling. I will feature you and your blog on a post. Here’s a sample of a post that I made for this feature.

    If you would like to join, please send a picture together with a short paragraph explaining where the photo was taken and why this was your best travel moment to Kindly send your name and blog link site too.

    Cheers to happy and memorable travels!


  6. Hi Debbie, I was new to blogging last year and I guess I have explored hundreds of different blogs over the year – people who live in Spain, writers, photographers, foodies, book reviewers and some I struggle to define! That’s a lot of reading. And you too have read my blog, in its first year, when I was finding my way. So as a big THANK YOU for your support, I’d like to nominate you for the Dragon’s Loyalty Award.
    Please click below to read more about the award:-
    Please accept this message as a gesture of gratitude, so if you don’t want to follow the award’s rules then that’s fine too!
    Many thanks, and Happy Blogging in 2014.


  7. Thanks for stopping by my blog and liking my posts there.
    It looks like we have a lot of the same interests, I also love to read and to travel. I just started blogging and have a lot to learn. Looks like you’re doing a great job here for only starting this year. 🙂


  8. Hello . I’m Nick.

    I would like to publish a sponsored post (with one link) on your great blog – Could you please give me the price for the placement of it?

    Please contact me via mail for more details. Thx


  9. Hi, thanks for visiting my blog and I am discovering yours which is Ali Baba’s cave in terms of travel info and photos! Fantastic site. The variety of countries you have visited is amazing…I shall come back. Thanks for the discovery!


  10. Thanks for liking my post on Ripples. You have an interesting blog! I have live in England many years, and have a lot of fond memories about it. I’ll be back to visit your Blog!


    • Thank you Simona. I am pleased you enjoy my blog and I am honoured to receive the Best Moment Award. It will take me a little while, but I will accept and pass on. Thank you again.


  11. Would you give me permission to use one of your pictures of the Big Heads, with a link to the post ( I’m writing a flash fiction story using the Big Heads and other things from the festival, which I found out about through your post about culture. We have a photo prompt, but I’d like to include one of your pictures so people could see the Big Heads. If not, I’ll use a picture from the festival website.




  12. After a short visit from you yo my blog site I stopped by to say thanks for checking it out and to peek at your work. Although I;ve been to a number of Far Eastern countries during my tour of duty in the United States Air Force I haven’t had the means to travel a lot out of the United States recently.

    I enjoyed what I’ve seen on your blog and have bookmarked it as a favorite so that I can return again on a regular basis. Thanks for creating an interesting site and for visiting my home in the Pacific Northwest. – Bob


  13. Thanks so much for visiting my blog, liking my photos, and following my blog! I appreciate it very much. I’ve enjoyed my visit here very much and I look forward to following your posts! 😀


  14. Thanks for visiting my blog. Yours is great. Maybe one of these days I’ll get to travel again . . . Meanwhile, it’s fun to read about yours.

    Come back again to the Jenn stories any time!


  15. You’ve been nominated for an Illuminating Blogger Award! “I just started following this blog, so we’re not as well-acquainted as the other nominations; however, I already love how she mixes images, reading recommendations, and various weekly challenges, to inform.” Visit to get your award badge and nominate your own favorites.


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