Roaches Adventure and Sketching ‘en plein air’ ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, A few weeks ago on an unusually hot and sunny day for April here in England, I went out on my first big adventure of the year, to shake off some of that winter gloom. Starting from our home in Leek, I managed to walk all the way to the trig point of the […]

February 2018 Happy Highlights ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, Welcome to my monthly review and round-up of all the good things I’ve experienced and achieved in February. Below is my list (in no particular order) of ‘happy highlights’ from both my Sunray Sister world and personal life. After that I have shared some details of my plans for March, including the new theme […]

Scotland and Lake District Adventure ~ Dear Diary #11

Dear diary, A few weeks ago, Fraz and I went on an awesome weekend road trip! On Saturday morning we set off early and headed north across the border, and into Scotland. I’ve never been before, so it felt pretty cool! We arrived in Glasgow just in time for lunch, and enjoyed some incredible vegan […]

Mapping Four Adventures // Dear Diary #10

Dear Diary, Since moving north I’ve been enjoying a few solo adventures out in the beautiful Autumn countryside. I really want to get to know the area, and find interesting places to explore; not just walk up and down the same roads. Below are four recent adventures, illustrated with maps, sketches and photos. Alongside are […]

September Happy Highlights // Sunray Sister Monthly Favourites

Hello, Well that month flew by! It sounds cliché, but September seems to have gone so quickly. It has been a month of settling in, finding my feet, exploring new places, getting creative and connecting with nature. What made you smile and feel alive this month? A trip to York, one of our first outings […]

I Stand No Chance of Growing Up // Dear Diary #7

Dear diary, Life is hard. And I often feel like I stand no chance of growing up; no chance of having a proper job, saving money, driving a car, being a responsible adult… I was in a weird place the other day; so I went for a long walk around Rudyard lake and put Fiona […]

escape the city // a walk into the woods and far away

Hello! Sometimes we all need a little break, which is why I took two weeks offline recently. If you can’t take that long off work/life, why not escape for just a few hours and get lost in nature! That’s what I did last month, and I wanted to share this mini-adventure with you today. Join […]

Garway Hill Spring Adventure // Sunray Sister Ventures Out

Hello! Today on the Sunray Sister blog I have a sunny Spring adventure to share with you all, in the shape of a new YouTube video. During a visit to my parents’ house in the stunning Herefordshire countryside, we went on a mini-adventure up Garway hill, and around the serene village green. Expect wild horses, […]

Spring walk in the countryside // Sunray Sister Ventures Out

Happy Wednesday sisters! How is your week going so far? Apologies for the lack of video last Wednesday, I had some issues with uploading and then my schedule suddenly got a little hectic. This week I am much more organised and I’ve even started a bullet journal (the ‘normal’ diary which I showed in this […]

December Happy Highlights

HAPPY NEW YEAR SISTERS!!! 2017 is here, and the Sunray Sister blog has returned. To kick off the new year, here is a list of my best happy moments from the month of December… Fraz and I had a lovely lunch and catch up with my mum in Bath, followed by a nose around the Christmas markets. […]