Meet Bella, photographer and documentary producer. A lover of wide open spaces, engaging characters, and vibrant colours.

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The mysterious seventh continent.

Remote, untouched, pristine, Antarctica is a place of extremes.

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Where primates thrive in verdant forests.

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Latest Posts

An Unhelpful Guide to… Boston

It’s been a while since I’ve written one of these Unhelpful Guides. Yes, I know, I’m sure dozens of you have been tearing your hair…

26th April 2019

Glamping in the Sahara Desert, Morocco

As a travel destination Morocco just about has it all: beaches, mountains, deserts, vibrant cities, great food, ancient architecture, incredible scenery, fascinating culture, stunning arts…

11th April 2019

Ten Reasons To Do Group Holidays

Group holidays can get a bit of a bad press. Horror stories abound of being forced to spend your trip with a tedious bunch of…

11th March 2019

A Morocco Itinerary in Two Weeks

Morocco has been on my bucket list for years. I’m not kidding. Like, 20 years! Why? Well, because it’s got everything the curious traveller could…

6th February 2019

Ol Doinyo Lengai – Climb the Mountain of God

Most climbers travelling to Tanzania have only one target in mind: the towering summit of the six-kilometre high Mount Kilimanjaro.  Ask them if they’re planning…

14th January 2019

A Uganda Itinerary In Two Weeks

Regular readers of this blog will know that last year I spent four months living and working in Kampala, Uganda.  During that time I took…

12th January 2019

Digging for Opal in Coober Pedy, Australia

We humans are obsessed with shiny, sparkly things, going to phenomenal lengths and expense to get our grubby little hands on gems like gold, rubies,…

1st January 2019

How To Climb Kilimanjaro In 10 Steps

So your itchy feet have got the better of you and you’ve decided you want to climb Kilimanjaro?  Excellent decision!  But now you’ve got to actually organise…

9th December 2018

13 Top Tips For Photographing Markets

I’ve photographed markets from Cuba to Myanmar, and from Tanzania to Hungary, and I don’t think I’ll ever get bored of them.  Photographing markets is definitely one…

21st September 2018

Photographing Markets in Myanmar

Myanmar: come for the amazing architecture, scenery and history, stay for the markets. Well, that’s what I found anyway. As a travel photographer I absolutely…

28th August 2018

An Afternoon in Kibale, Uganda

This is the second part of what I got up to in Kibale, Uganda.  Part 1 contains tonnes of information about Chimpanzee Trekking and a wonderful…

26th August 2018

An Unhelpful Guide to… Bruges

As a TV Producer, I travel a lot with work.   Over the course of the last 14 years or so making telly shows for…

13th August 2018