TIgnes Les Boisses Apr 2

Nomads on the Road has launched an online photography shop

Some exciting news from Nomads on the Road HQ and Mike Cotton Photography (currently Tignes Les Brevieres in the beautiful French Alps). I am pleased to announce the launch of my new online landscape photography shop. This is your one-stop shop for all of my landscape photography, which is available for you to purchase.  All…

Jan 31

Photo Essay from the South West Coast Path

This is a short photo essay featuring photographs from the South West Coast Path from Studland Bay to Weymouth.

Reigate Heath, Surrey Jan 1

My Favourite Photographs of 2016

2016 has been an interesting year. Looking back I travelled a lot more than I appreciated at the time. The Lake District was the subject of two trips and countless photography essays, I spent three weeks travelling and working in Norway and Sweden. I also managed to explore more of Surrey, taking in Reigate Heath…

Lake District National Park Nov 14

Steller Stories: Lake District National Park Part II

Steller Stories is a free storytelling app which allows you to create video and photography stories. With a sleek emphasis on design and usability, Seller Stories is an innovative and visual way to share your stories. This story is part II of my Lake District National Park photo essay.   You can follow along with my…

Nov 9

Reigate Heath, Surrey: A Photo Essay

Reigate Heath, Surrey: Found on the outskirts of London and one of the world’s busiest roads (the M25), it may come as a surprise to many to learn there is an abundance of green spaces in Surrey. One of those green spaces is the beautiful Reigate Heath.  Reigate Heath, Surrey

Sunlight on the fells: Where to visit in Lake District National Park Oct 25

Tips for exploring Lake District National Park

The haunting allure of the Lake District captures visitors imagination long before they set foot in this beautiful corner of England. The words of William Wordsworth, Arthur Ransome, and Beatrix Potter reverberate throughout the landscape of this protected national park, while artists such as John Ruskin captured the beauty of the land on canvas. The…

mistakes-i-make-hiking Sep 16

Mistakes I make hiking, and how to avoid them

I suck at hiking. Don’t make the same mistakes as me. If you are new to hiking, or just suck at it like I do, take note of these common mistakes. 1) Not wearing in your boots before your hike Your feet are your tools when it comes to hiking, happy feet = happy hiking. Not…