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 theContinue reading “2 years since I decided to be an artist: A reflection”

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 thatContinue reading “Artist block?”

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 inContinue reading “Lessons learnt”

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 thatContinue reading “I’m an author !”

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 finishedContinue reading “The wee coo who flew”

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!Continue reading “Holyrood Hill”

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 beContinue reading “My first book”

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 ?”.Continue reading “Happy New Year”

Merry Christmas everyone

I hope your all having a great Christmas whatever you are doing. This is me writing whilst hugging my hot honey and lemon and Nursing a raging chest infection that I have had all Christmas. Feeling yuk. This too shall pass . I think I have just tried to do too much over the pastContinue reading “Merry Christmas everyone”