Laugh, breathe, dance (Matt’s battle with Cystic Fibrosis)

When I first met Kaila and Matt I was so amazed by their love story that all started when they were both battling Cystic Fibrosis as children at Princess Margaret Hospital. As they got older they saw different specialists in different hospitals but one day Kaila reached out to Matthew one day on Facebook to ask […]

Jul 25, 2018


an open letter to my clients

To my clients and my friends, There have been many pinch me moments since I began my business 10 years ago and photographed my first wedding. Perhaps it is an artists mentality but I still feel that I am unworthy of praise from both my clients and my peers that I’ve heard over the years. […]

Mar 28, 2018


Lily and Lulu

These two beautiful creatures have been part of our life for over 12 years. They came to us as 8 and 9 week old puppies all the way from Queensland and at first glance were like chalk and cheese; the soft and delicate Lulu and the boisterous, bouncy Lily. Over time we found that like […]

Apr 28, 2017


6 years of marriage

Happy anniversary husband! We’ve made it to 6 years of marriage 🙂 It was time last year that we celebrated our 5th wedding anniversary at a quiet little restaurant down the road from our apartment in Montemarte, Paris. We knew that something wasn’t right with my health, but we celebrated nonetheless because our 5th year […]

Apr 9, 2017


Phoebe got married!

Life has been so good to us this year. It might seem ridiculous to say that after my report in July but truly, life is good. You see earlier this year my step-daughter Phoebe got engaged. Many people have watched Phoebe grow up on this blog and Phoebe and Ben were a large part of the […]

Oct 20, 2016


That time I was told I have ovarian cancer

I never thought I’d be writing the words ovarian cancer as part of my own story. This autumn however will always be remembered after everything ground to a halt in April as I discovered I had at least one ovarian tumour and that my blood tests were telling my doctors it was ovarian cancer. Even writing those […]

Jul 15, 2016


Happy Birthday Ben!

Dear Ben Happy birthday! Yesterday you turned 18. I’ve tried to remember back to when I first met you and my first impression I can recall was confidence. I have a vivid memory of you walking with your nose scrunched upwards and your teeth exposed with your head back, trying to keep your oversized sunglasses from […]

May 4, 2015


Happy 10th Birthday, Lily and Lulu!

This month our little girls (aka pups) both turn 10 years old with Lulu’s birthday on 16th January and Lily’s birthday is on 26th January. 10 years old which is of course, 70 years old in dog years which sounds much too old, much too soon. Lily is obsessed with fetching balls and being with her soft toys. She always […]

Jan 23, 2015