Friday 18 October 2013

We've moved.

Sarah and I have moved further out into the countryside.
I've settled into a new studio space.
We are nestled in an intimate hollow on top of a high spur with far more sunshine than the old home.

Dartmoor. Devon. Sunset.

Sarah had a birthday the other week.

portrait photography. photography.

After a fine breakfast...


We drove down to Cornwall and spent the day with our good friend Valda.


Walking on the cliff tops.

photography .Boscastle. Cornwall.


Friendship. Boscastle. Cornwall. Photography

We stopped by our favourite hotel for a great fish 'n' chip supper.

Still life. restaurant. Boscastle. Cornwall. Photography.

I thought I'd carve her a 'welcome to your new home and happy birthday' spoon.
Most of the spoons I have carved recently start off looking like this.

MaChris bushcraft knife. Bushcraft knife. ball bearing steel 52100. Jon Mac. Chris Grant.

So I thought I'd stick with what I know to start with.
Then perhaps add a little something different later.

Love spoon. Spooncarving. spoon carving. spoon. spoons.

It went down well.

Love spoon. Spooncarving. spoon carving. spoon. spoons.

I think it's now safe and sound in Sarah's treasure chest.
I carved it from a crooked bower of a walnut tree.
I used the other side of the split log for a serving spoon.

Serving spoon. Spooncarving. spoon carving. spoon. spoons.

I'm looking forward to capturing some great sunsets up here.

sunset. dartmoor. devon. Jon Mac.

All the best.
Jon Mac.


  1. looking forward to my next visit whenever that may be.. gorgeous carving, lovely lass.. beautiful!

  2. Looking forward to making you some great suppers Sarah.
    Drop us a line when you are ready to come down...

  3. It seems to me that you have a lovely life full of contentment Jon.
    Regards JW

    1. We try to live a simple life JW.
      Happy as skylarks.
      Best wishes.
      Jon Mac.

  4. Can not wait to see your new place, and of course you and Sarah. I will phone in a few weeks when I get back from Sikim and the foothill of the Himalayas. Take care and much love.

    1. Hi Sean.
      I've been meaning to call you for a while now.
      I thought you were already in India. Silly me.
      Give us a call and we'll hook up on your return.


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