2 years since I decided to be an artist: A reflection

Hi and how are you?  So, it’s been about 2 years now to the month when I decided to pick up my paint brushes and decided I was going to be an artist.  I feel inspired to write a little blog about what I’ve learned along the way and what went right. What was the […]

Artist block?

“Creative talent is a gift. Its an amazing journey of the soul. But it comes at a price…” -unknown ha-that was a bit deep for a Thursday night huh! I’m feeling a bit deep this week as I plunge into the depths of what one might call ‘artists block’. The winds of creative ideas that […]

Lessons learnt

I am sat on my sofa in the midst of a building site that is my new lovely house,drinking mulled wine tonight as I write this. Today was Grassmarket market day. Its March, and it’s rained all day. I’ve had fun however . I’m going to share what I’ve learned today as an amateur in […]

I’m an author !

This wee day was awesome🎈 My book was published on Amazon initially in e-book form. Still waiting for the book format to be released -but how exciting ! I hope children enjoy this colourful book of motivation and scenes in Edinburgh they will recognise . I guess that makes me an author ! Check that […]

The wee coo who flew

Hey guys! I’m having so much fun making illustrations for my children’s book this week- ‘The wee coo who flew’ Its a motovational book to encourage young minds to pursue their dreams , no matter what the others are doing or saying . You can achieve anything you put your mind to! Its nearly finished […]

Holyrood Hill

  Hamish lived on Holyrood hill Hamish lived on Holyrood hill He was a wee Highland coo He had colourful hair and a cheeky smile He was very much like you Hamish was a special coo His mammy told him so He dreamed one day that he would FLY! Oh the places he could go! […]

My first book

Today was an awesome wee day! I wrote my first children’s book. Now I am being absorbed in the complicated world of book publishing . Its a minefield! Traditonally, one would write a book-great!  But then have the anxiety creating task of sending said book to lots of publishers in the hope they might be […]

Happy New Year

Happy New Year guys! I hope you’ve all recovered from the December shenanigans and not broken too many resolutions already! I’ve decided that 2016 is going to rock! I had a great chat with my friend whilst we were out walking the other day about resolutions – ” so what’s your resolutions blah blah ?”. […]