Northern Lights near Fairbanks, Alaska

Northern Lights near Fairbanks, Alaska

  Wow, what a first day out at the Mount Aurora Lodge! Located 30-40 mins from Fairbanks the lodge has sweeping views over the surrounding valleys from  its hillside perch. Housed in a converted gold miners dormitory the rustic, warm lodge has an open plan lounge/sitting/dining area that is just perfect for lounging around and…

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Veiwing Humpbacks in Wilhemena Bay, Antarctica

Humpbacks – Up Close & Personal

  This was our first zodiac cruise morning where we took to the glass like waters that were shimmering white from the reflections of the snow covered landscape.   Cracks in the ice walls afford the most magical abstract textures, revealing patches of brilliant aquamarine ice and emitting a near ethereal glow against the stark…

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Gunns Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana

Gunns Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana

  Sitting in the early morning splendour of Gunns Camp in Botswana’s Okavango Delta it is easy to feel an overwhelming gratitude in the joy of life and nature. Unfortunately, the refreshed feeling that comes from a restful nights’ sleep just wasn’t there!    All the sounds of the delta seem amplified in the darkness…

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Cute Lion Cubs

Africa = WOW

  Just back from a few weeks in Africa and gee, was it amazing.   It’s 20 years since my last visit and I can’t for the life of me work out why I haven’t been back before now.   There’s a lot more to come – thousands of photos and I’m feeling quite inspired…

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Fantastic 2012 Calendars

enigmatic china calendar – Images by Jillian Mitchell I have recently released some gorgeous new calendars featuring images that showcase the spectacular beauty of the lily and the magnificent magnolia. A3 in size and printed on 200gsm high quality satin art paper the calendars come bound with white wire and are ready to hang. The…

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Koi Feeding Frenzy, Qingxiu Mountain, Nanning, China

Nanning is a vibrant, dynamic modern city with some 40% of its land mass dedicated to green spaces thus earning its reputation as China’s premier “green city”.   Getting a genuine taste of this relaxed and friendly destination is simply a matter of venturing into one of the many parks or gardens. Qingxiu Mountain is affectionately…

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Guangxi Medicinal Herb Botanical Garden, Nanning, China

Imagine strolling through a verdant, well maintained garden and being wowed by the range of uses each plant has in traditional healing methods.   The meticulously maintained Guangxi Medicinal Herb Botanical Garden is the largest facility of its type in Asia and is the place to see around 4,000 varieties of plants.   The garden is…

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2010 Calendar – Nature in Black & White

2010 “Nature in Black & White” Calendar – Images by Jillian Mitchell The absence of colour allows us to see more clearly the beautiful and intricate patterns of nature. A3 in size and printed on 200gsm high quality satin art paper the calendars come bound with white wire and are ready to hang. To purchase…

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2010 Calendars – **NEW**

I had loads of fun putting together my 2010 Landscapes Calendar the other week and one thing that was very clear was that I wanted to use way too many photos! So I have put together 2 more calendars in black & white.   They make fantastic gifts and it the season is rapidly approaching!

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Yangshuo Specialties – Osmanthus

  The Guilin region is very well known for an abundance of Osmanthus.   The city also derives its name from these evergreen trees.  (guilin = osmanthus forest)   Renowned for its many health benefits, the sweetly scented flowers feature in a range of specialty products such as Osmanthus wine, Osmanthus tea, Osmanthus candies and Osmanthus…

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