The Country Living Fair 2017

The Country Living Fair was a huge success! This was my first time as a trader at the Country Living Magazine fair and I will definitely come back next year. What a grand selection of talent from across the U.K. What a buzzing atmosphere and I made friends with the traders around me. The customersContinue reading “The Country Living Fair 2017”

A work in progress 

5 weeks to go and the countdown is on!  I didn’t quite gauge how much work would be involved when I signed up for the Country Living Mag Christmas Fair this November.  But I am enjoying the challenge of ‘quick-decide-what-your-actual-style-is-and -stick-to-it-then-make- a-tonne-of -art’  That was the biggest challenge – learning what art style of mineContinue reading “A work in progress “

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”

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”

The chained elephant

  “The Chained Elephant” story by Jorge Bucay, a Argentinean psychologist When I was small, I used to love circuses, and what I liked best about them were the animals. The elephant in particular caught my attention, and as I later found out, other children liked the elephant too. During the performance, this enormous beastContinue reading “The chained elephant”

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”

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”