Why it's better to give experiences not things

Why it's better to give experiences not things

Why give experiences not things

Money can’t buy happiness.

But if you were to try, science has some very clear advice - it’s better to spend money on an experience than the latest iPhone or a new TV. There are several reasons why experiences make you happier.

Why shop locally this Christmas?

Why shop locally this Christmas?

Lot’s of people dread this time of year. Unless you’re the most organised person on Earth it can seem like a lot to get ready. The sudden realisation that you have just a few weeks to go until Christmas can be enough to make your head spin!

With the amazing array of Christmas offers out there it can be a bit hard to know where to start. Big businesses are funneling huge amounts of money into advertising, trying to get you to visit their shops. So why would you even consider buying locally this Christmas?

Here’s 6 good reasons explaining why we think you should shop locally this Christmas.

Give the gift of photography this Christmas

Give the gift of photography this Christmas

As we step into December, everyone's minds must be looking towards Christmas and... uho.
What do I get for the person that has everything?

How about something a little different, a little more personal and something that they can truly treasure forever? A photograph means so much more to people than many people realise. An opportunity to capture your family, your engagement or wedding that you will look back on in a few years and say, "Yes, I'm so glad I had that taken."

Chloe and Craig (and the kids!) pre-wedding and family photography session

Chloe and Craig (and the kids!) pre-wedding and family photography session

As the autumn leaves were still on the trees, and the colours were still looking stunning, we were really excited to meet Chloe and Craig (and of course their gorgeous kids, Spencer and Frazer) at Elvaston Castle in Derbyshire for their pre-wedding photography session. These meet-ups are always great, we get together with a couple for the first time, talk through their plans for their wedding and do a quick photography session, all before they book or commit to using us for their wedding.

10 Fun-Filled family things to do this November in Nottingham and Derby

10 Fun-Filled family things to do this November in Nottingham and Derby

As Autumn turns to winter there’s still LOADS going on in Nottingham. Everything from bonfire night to Christmas fairs - you’ll find something fun to do with the kids in here!