and a happy new year

I know its cliche on the 31st of December to start thinking about all the things that happened in the last twelve months, but I find that flicking through this blog at year's end really puts the year into perspective for me, so I think I'll do it anyway.

In January, I mostly hid out in icy Mid Wales and discovered the photography of Vivian Maier, which completely amazed me. Even more of her work has been uncovered since I posted on it last, and remains so intriguing.


In the early early spring I had a huge book to work on, so I was either working on it or buying myself secret magazine subscriptions as special treats to keep me going.

The spring turned into summer, and trips to the countryside, a Cornwall holiday, and a trip to London, where I met up with Anabela and Kate, and felt really quite pleased with myself for not being too scared to (a 2011 resolution), as they were both incredibly lovely. Then it was autumn, with many many photographs of the sea, developing my first roll of camera film, and taking a leap and booking a trip to New York.


Posts have slowed down and sped up and been regular and been sparse, but every time I've written one, every comment has been insightful and charming and so very appreciated – so thank you all so much – I hope we all have a wonderful year to come.


  1. sounds like you had a great year. and I´m wishing you all the best for the new one. xx

  2. I have really enjoyed your words & photos over the past year, and yes! So glad we got to meet. Happy new year, Siubhan (and Ben!).

  3. What a lovely year. I love your blog and am excited to see where 2012 takes you!

  4. happy new year Siubhan! I'm so glad we got to meet in 2011!

  5. I'm so glad I found your blog in 2011! Have a fabulous new year Siubhan!

    Camila Faria

  6. beautiful! happiest of new years!


  7. It's awesome to hear you are a Vivian Maier fan as well! I gave towards the kickstarter for the documentary.. and I can't wait till it comes out.

  8. it's not cliche at all, and you've just summarised why I love your blog so very much.

    happy new year!

  9. I always love coming here; your posts surprise me every time. Here's hoping and working for a great year!


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