Sunny Walks, Reading Books and Changes Coming… ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, Just when you think everything is settled and things are going smoothly… WHAM!!! Life comes and smacks you in the face. Well, apologies for sounding so dramatic, but right now that’s how I feel. I suppose times like these remind you that there aren’t many things in life that are certain. We are born […]

Priorities, Responsibility and The Hottest British Summer Ever!? ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, Oof, well, Summer is here!!! It is HOT in the UK at the moment, and we even had an exciting storm at around 2am on Wednesday! It’s the end of the second week at my new job, and I’m settling in well, enjoying all the responsibility I’ve been given, and all the new things […]

Pet portrait reveal, plus a nice week of settling into my new job and enjoying the structure of daily routines ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, How are you? Have you had a good week? In my previous blog post I mentioned a new portrait commission I had just finished. Well, it has now been delivered to the recipient, and I can share the final illustration with you! I am so proud of this horse portrait! I used watercolour paints […]

New Moon Energy, Blooming Hydrangeas and Beatrix Potter ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, This week has flown by! There are so many new things on the horizon; things that I’ve taken endless steps towards, wished and prayed for, almost given up on, and then things that just come out of nowhere! Plus this new moon and waxing season seems to amplify the energy even more. I don’t […]

Summer Solstice, a Secret Illustration and Everyday Magic ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, Happy Summer Solstice sisters! The longest day of the year is upon us, (or the shortest if you’re in the southern hemisphere). How is it feeling for you? Do you celebrate this turning point in the year? I’d love to hear about it, so leave a comment down below, or join the party on […]

Lots of books, sustainable art and a lovely wedding ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, How has your week been? It seems so rainy for June! Is the weather more Summery where you are? What has been filling your days? “I think, what has this day brought me, and what have I given it?” ~ Henry Moore On Monday I went on my first official ‘artist’s date’, as part […]

Finally creating again, the Artist’s Way and Groundhog Day ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, How are you? I’ve had a nice week, despite the rainy unpredictable days, and I’m making progress, finding my flow, staying in motion, doing this and that – in what you could call my multi-hyphen career. This morning I finally created something, after what feels like forever! These two birds were inspired by Mark Hearld’s […]

Spring walks, outdoor sketching and inspiring books ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, How has your week been? It’s been sunny and warm here, full of wild flowers, adventures, reading, and endless ideas: writing, sketching and taking so many photos! Share your stories in the comments at the end of the post, I’d love to hear from you. On Tuesday I went on an adventure to Coombes […]

July Happy Highlights 2018 ~ sweet little moments ~ Sunray Sister

Hello It’s been a while! I haven’t even made the time to share my happy highlights list from July until now! Sorry! July was a nice month, with lots of sweet little things that made me smile. What made you smile recently? My Happy Highlights for July 2018… Of course the beautiful weather has to […]