london lensminds portrait shoot with female model drinking orange drink through straw

Photography Meetup Season

It looks like the "photography meetup season" is open! Along with the sunny days come all the photographers to enjoy all the light that is finally here after a long and dark Winter. In London we do have depressing Winters. There is barely any daylight. To balance that during the Summer/Spring months we do enjoy … Continue reading Photography Meetup Season

leafy green plant with background light in Liberty London

Why do I have a blog?

Honestly I am not sure I know what the answer is! But I am writing about it anyway. I have been writing since I was in school. I was super lucky to have great Portuguese language teachers and they have always encouraged me to keep writing. Back then I wrote short fictional stories that I … Continue reading Why do I have a blog?

london streets building in broadwick street w1

“Building” a Blog Post

"Building" a blog post in 7 steps. Obviously there are a few different ways of doing it and even I have done it differently in the past. Back in the blogspot days I was quite a lazy blogger and would sometimes just write a couple of lines not even bothering with pictures. This is how … Continue reading “Building” a Blog Post

blue splashes of paint on white ceramic in Liberty London


I can feel it. My body aches in a weird way. I feel restless. It's not a nice feeling and I just want to feel at peace with myself again. Can this feeling go away now? Please. Thankfully I don't feel like this often. I do try to go through life with as little drama … Continue reading Anxiety

I love nata coffee cup with cinnamon stick on the side in London

Out in London

Sunday We headed to central London for lunch. The plan was to eat at The Breakfast Club and have dessert next door at the new Portuguese café. Even though Soho was pretty quiet and most restaurants were empty there was a one hour wait queue at The Breakfast Club! Oh well. Change of plans then. … Continue reading Out in London

Bad days at work

Bad days at work. Guess everyone has these once in a while. Guess they're perfectly normal if not too frequent. But once you start crying or having regular nightmares about work it means it is definitely time for a change. I've been through it all more than once before. It's not cool and it messes … Continue reading Bad days at work

pebbles at the beach in Deal

Deal Day

After a weekend mostly spent at home working, cleaning and resting I decided Monday we should leave the house. We don't get to enjoy nice weather often in the UK so it's always good to make the most out of it. Sunday morning I spent a while browsing possible beach destinations for the Bank Holiday. … Continue reading Deal Day