Mid-Year Goals Review 2018: My Best Year Yet? Do I Need Yearly Goals? ~ Sunray Sister

Hello

Today I am reviewing my goals that I set at the start of 2018, and I thought I would share my reflections and plans with you! Read on to find out more…

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In my 2018 goals post I reviewed my goals from 2017, and laid out some new objectives for 2018. I also decided to choose an overall goal: to thrive from my art. I broke this down into a few business targets, as well as other more personal aims for the year:

  1. Art products & services
    • Complete 365 day art challenge (end of October)
    • Start other personal projects (small series of paintings to be sold as originals and prints, and/or used as examples for my portfolio)
    • Start a private commission service (doing personalised paintings for individuals)
    • Send personalised work to artists I admire
    • Do live portraits at events/markets
    • Sell prints and other products
    • Create an online portfolio (via this blog) using all of the work above
  2. YouTube videos
    • Upload every week (where possible)
    • Reach total 10,000 views across all videos
    • Gain 500 subscribers
    • Interact with the community
  3. Instagram posts
    • Post every day & use stories
    • Reach 1,000 followers
    • Interact with the community

Personal goals:

  • Listen to podcasts, read books & articles, watch videos about art & artists
  • Practice yoga & go outside everyday
  • Learn more about nature & try gardening (including looking after house plants!)
  • Use my planner to schedule time
  • Find a part-time job to help save money
  • No new clothes, and try capsule wardrobe system (less decisions)
  • Join a local choir or other club
  • Continue writing pen-pal letters
  • Make a mixed-media sketchbook for collage and experiments

 

Now that we are over halfway through 2018, I thought it would be a good time to revisit my goals, see if any need changing, and also consider how to implement them in my everyday to-do list, to actually keep them at the front of my mind and always be working towards them; towards being a thriving artist!

The first thing I noticed when looking back through these lists, is it needs a lot more detail, and perhaps some bigger, higher things to aim for. Although, this could really become a 5 year goals list, or ’30 goals to reach before I’m 30′, (which is in 5 years!!!).

Overall, looking back through my 2018 goals list, I feel like I’m well on course to achieve all of them, and some I already have achieved!

This leads me to think, I don’t really need yearly goals, since things seem to change so often, and I just need to break bigger targets down into smaller steps anyway. What I do need, and have been creating in my bullet journal, are monthly goals. So I will share those with you, starting with my goals for July:

 

  1. Create a business plan for Sunray Sister
    • simple overview style
    • official version
  2. Develop online marketing – both for Sunray Sister and Gallery Twenty
    • post 365 art to Instagram daily
    • write and schedule blog posts in advance
    • plan and schedule Gallery Twenty social media
  3. Work on portrait commission service and promotion
    • share my service via social media
    • create personal examples to send to people I admire, and who have some influence online
  4. Develop new products – sell in Gallery Twenty, markets and online
    • collage kits
    • printed notebooks
    • jewellery… more details to reveal soon!
  5. Develop workshops – hosted via Gallery Twenty
    • …another exciting avenue to explore – I won’t say too much yet!
  6. Develop my art style and processes – research other artists
    • diving into mixed media and collage some more
    • rather than scrolling through Instagram, consciously seek out individual, significant artists who are masters of their technique, and learn from them.
  7. Manage my finances
    • create a personal survival budget
    • start doing bookkeeping
  8. Follow daily routines and a weekly schedule
    • keep to my morning and evening routines, as written in my bullet journal
    • try out a weekly schedule, where each day is assigned a certain focus (e.g. Mondays for admin, social media, blog posts etc., Tuesdays for commissions and making products, Wednesdays for experiments and new ideas etc. etc. etc!)
  9. Build my private piano teaching 
    • promote online and find more students
    • develop more teaching tools/techniques from books and videos
    • improve my own playing with daily practice
  10. Start a personal writing journal and reply to pen-pals
    • use ‘The Vein of Gold’ by Julia Cameron to write out my worries and serve as a release of brain fog.
    • write back to my pen-pals!
  11. Organise my clothes/spring clean!
    • try altering pieces that I haven’t worn yet
    • consider selling those I’m not going to wear or alter
    • re-arrange the rest to make better use of space

 

There you go! My goals for July 2018. I might combine a reflection of how these went into my usual happy highlights post at the end of the month, and also share a new list for August. Let me know what you think!

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Before you go I would like to tell you that we have an exciting event coming up at Gallery Twenty to welcome our first ever guest artist, Lucinda Dono!

The event takes place next Friday the 13th of July, between 6 and 8pm in Getliffe’s Yard, Leek. It’s free, and there will be free drinks and an exclusive 10% discount on everything in the gallery. Lucinda will have her work in the gallery for three whole months, so there will be plenty of opportunities to see her work alongside the other eight members’ creations if you can’t make it on Friday. Let us know via the event on Facebook, or pick up a paper invitation from the gallery.

Speak soon, stay creative!

Peace and love,

Rachel 

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June Happy Highlights 2018 ~ Hot Sleepy Summer ~ Sunray Sister

Hello,

Another month has been and gone! Welcome to July, and my regular monthly post celebrating all the little things that made me smile during the last few weeks. What have been some highlights for you this June? Let me know in the comments, or via Instagram or Facebook.

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One of many gorgeous sunsets I’ve watched recently

My Happy Highlights for June 2018…

  • Gradually adding more art work and products to my corner of Gallery Twenty. I currently have framed originals, limited edition prints, notebooks, stickers, printed greetings cards and handmade collage cards. There are lots more products on the way, and possibly something slightly less tangible…  Stay tuned for updates!
  • Went out on another lovely cinema-and-delicious-food date with Fraz – our monthly treat!
  • Finished a self-portrait commissioned by my dad, and I am so, SO pleased with the result! It is now my profile picture on my social media accounts, and you can see it below too. If you would like a similar portrait of yourself or a loved one, head over to my Etsy shop!
  • Posted two long overdue pen-pal letters! I put off finishing my replies for ages, so I was glad to finally get back in touch with my pen-pals. I have a couple of videos about pen-paling on my YouTube channel, this one was particularly popular!
  • Enjoyed a couple of catch-ups with my mum and dad via phone and video calls.
  • Had my heart broken into a million tiny pieces watching the film ‘Call me by your name’, and also fell in love with the soundtrack. I’m now reading the book by André Aciman to make this intimate, emotional and magical story last a little longer.
  • Basking in the incredible hot sunny weather – all of that snow seems like a lifetime ago! What a contrast! Just making me even more aware of the wonderful seasons and cycles of our beautiful earth – read more about that in my last blog post.
  • After feeling stuck over the Summer Solstice, I finally got myself moving again and went for a late afternoon walk around Rudyard lake; I felt like I was somewhere else, somewhere far more exotic than England! It is so nice to be able to escape and forget where you are, just a few miles from your own home.
  • Went to Little Morton Hall with family for a relaxed day out, and to celebrate a birthday! Did some sketching too.
  • Watched quite a few films, and sketched some of the characters whilst watching, which was fun.
  • Started reading ‘Vein of gold’ by Julia Cameron – I think it will help me focus on my path, and clear my brain of the doubts and fears that often get in the way.
  • Getting better and better at playing piano, plus doing some meditative improvising/messing around! And my private teaching is going well too.
  • Went to a vegan fair in Stoke-on-Trent; of course we stuffed our faces with delicious vegan food!
  • Spent a hot, sleepy Sunday making art that I’m really pleased with and feeling excited by a new development in my creative process and art style.
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Self portrait! Order your very own personal portrait via my Etsy shop!

So those were my happy highlights from June, and for July – as always – I have lots of plans and projects in progress. Fingers crossed I can achieve my goal of a blog post every Friday this month!

Until next time, stay creative sisters.

Peace and love,

Rachel x

March Happy Highlights 2018 ~ Glimpses of Spring ~ Sunray Sister

Hello,

How are you? I am a little late with my Happy Highlights post, which I usually share at the end of each month, but we’re now half way through another month! It’s ok, I forgive myself. In these posts I like to look back on the previous few weeks, and consider which moments made me smile, and which achievements made me feel proud.

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Sketchbook page – watercolour and coloured pencil – 27th March

Even though the month began with lots of snow, it ended with some hopeful glimpses of Spring; both literally and in terms of things gradually coming together in my creative career!

My Happy Highlights for March 2018…

  1. We had a lot of snow! It caused a bit of trouble and changed plans, but I still found it so magical.
  2. Continued teaching piano, gained a couple more students and shared my poster to get even more students hopefully!
  3. Went to a Susanne Sundfør gig with Fraz. She is BREATHTAKING! Please go and listen to her music now! I also had the best day exploring Stockport and Manchester by myself, stumbling across all sorts of interesting places.
  4. Had a curry tapas meal out with Fraz and his parents. Yes, curry tapas! It meant we could have a few little dishes, and experience lots of wonderful flavours.
  5. Video called mum and dad; which is always lovely!
  6. Got to do some window displays for the charity shop where I volunteer. I really love creating fun displays!
  7. Secured a stall at the ‘Party in the Park’ event in Leek this June. Looking forward to selling my art and drawing lots of sunny, happy faces!
  8. Entered a national art competition, which also meant writing my artist statement. I found this super hard for some reason! But I’m glad I’ve got one now; I might add it to my ‘about’ page here on the blog.
  9. Discovered a new direction and freedom in my 365 day art challenge. I explained more in my previous blog post, which you can read here! Remember to follow my daily progress on Instagram and Facebook.
  10. Went out on a long walk along the canal for the first time; it was so peaceful! I love exploring new places so much!
  11. By the end of the month there were lots of happy signs of Spring; in particular I’ve been noticing all the birds singing sweet songs. I can’t wait to see more flowers and full green trees everywhere!

I’ve already done so many exciting things during April, which I can’t wait to share in my next Happy Highlights post, and possibly in that newsletter that I keep meaning to start!

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Sketchbook page – watercolour and coloured pencil – 27th March

How was March for you? Did you get a lot done? Or are you still emerging from Winter hibernation? Share your happy highlights in the comments, or over on Instagram or Facebook. Speak soon sisters!

 

Peace and love,

Rachel x

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 for my 365 day challenge, which you can follow on my Instagram and Facebook pages.

All together it has been a very snowy and creative month, in which I…

  1. Celebrated five years of being with my boyfriend Fraz!!!
  2. Enjoyed watching ‘Coco’ at the cinema, as well as ‘The Marvelous Mrs Maisel’ and ‘Witless’ on T.V.
  3. Felt very wintry and magical after a LOT of snow!
  4. Walked around Trentham gardens with Fraz, and enjoyed delicious vegan pies at Pieminister.
  5. Celebrated Fraz’s birthday; somehow I managed to cook an awesome vegan fry-up and bake vegan brownies, and Fraz made vegan burgers. Yum!
  6. Taught my first ever piano student! Hopefully lots more students will follow.
  7. Created and uploaded two YouTube videos: Origami Pen Pal Letter Tutorial and Watercolour Valentine’s Card Tutorial.
  8. Started a special client illustration project.
  9. Found some second-hand tubes of Winsor & Newton watercolour paint in the charity shop!
  10. Spent a lovely weekend with my parents, who visited us! I especially loved our outdoor adventures; first to Rudyard lake, and then to the Roaches.
  11. Started using the Pomodoro technique, which is helping me to manage my time more efficiently.
  12. Visited the Whitworth art gallery in Manchester with Rosie, Eloise & James. It was great fun, and I did some scribbling in a sketchbook which I feel like I haven’t done for ages!
  13. Signed up for a two month Skillshare trial for 70p! I’m going to follow a couple of courses on there specifically to learn more about editorial illustration. I also got a new book (using a birthday gift-card), called ‘Becoming a Successful Illustrator’ by Derek Brazell and Jo Davies. I already love it; feels like a textbook for the art degree I never did!

 

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My new theme for my 365 day challenge is interiors. This means I will be drawing/painting/illustrating any kind of inside space, both real and imagined, every day. I also intend to experiment working digitally and incorporating previous work in a collage style, as shown in the first two days’ pieces below.

Overall in March I aim to:

  • Promote my new piano/music tutoring service, and gain some new students
  • Promote my portrait commission service more
  • Finish the current client project I’m working on
  • Do some additional personal projects to fill my portfolio – use Skillshare and new illustration book
  • Register as self-employed and get some proper business things sorted
  • Take a break from YouTube/put less pressure on uploading regularly for now
  • Celebrate the official start of Spring!? (even though there is still snow everywhere!)

I was considering starting an email newsletter, where I would share monthly news like in this blog post. Would you enjoy reading that? Would you sign up? Let me know!

What were your happy highlights from February, and what are your plans for March? I’d love to hear your story, share it in the comments, or over on Instagram and Facebook.

Speak soon, stay creative sisters!

 

Peace and love,

Rachel x

August Happy Highlights // Sunray Sister

Hello,

August has been a jam-packed and life-changing month for me! And today I am feeling so sleepy; perhaps you will see why when you read about all the brilliant things I got up to last month below…

What made you smile and feel alive this month?

  1. We watched the Perseid’s meteor shower with some friends – it was the first time Fraz has seen a shooting star!!! We saw so many; it was breathtaking and so magical.
  2. I’ve been getting creative with an Instagram art journal collaboration. Will share more soon!
  3. I got a postcard from one of my new pen pals, Stephanie in Puerto Rico. It’s not even her turn to write, so it was extremely sweet of her to send a postcard on her holiday! I love snail mail so much!!!
  4. My last work shift at Colston Hall was a Flaming Lips show. I got to watch almost the entire gig, and it was CRAZY AMAZZZZZIIIINNNGG!!! There were giant balloons, a huge inflatable robot, a light-up gong, a ride-on light-up unicorn, a giant bubble that the singer was inside and used to crowd-surf, glitter and colour and flashing lights everywhere… plus their songs are so cool! Highly recommend seeing The Flaming Lips live.
  5. We got some really thoughtful leaving gifts from our @Bristol work friends, including handmade flags, cute teddies, cards and a hamper filled with vegan goodies! Plus we’ve received some lovely cards from friends and family wishing us well on this new adventure.
  6. On our final night in Bristol we watched ‘Planet of the Apes’ on the big screen outside @Bristol (in the rain), with a good friend from BIMM who we hadn’t seen for ages. It was a bittersweet night, and it still doesn’t feel like we’ve really left Bristol!
  7. We moved to Leek in Staffordshire; new to me, but old to everyone else, since Fraz grew up here! But I feel so lucky to have a cosy home already, and have so much beautiful countryside to explore.
  8. We’ve had fun sharing vegan food with Fraz’s parents, with mainly positive results! I love sharing positive knowledge and actions with people.
  9. Fraz has a car!!! It feels so weird to be able to drive anywhere, just the two of us, without needing public transport or a lift from anyone else. It’s almost as if we’re adults now…!
  10. We went to the Big feast fest in Hanley with Fraz’s brother, his fiancée, and their two children. There were some amazing street performances/theatre shows, and we found a vegan café. Great company, great entertainment AND great food!
  11. Then we all went to Peak Wildlife park the next day with Fraz’s parents too. It’s a really nice open-style zoo in the middle of the countryside, and I even took the opportunity to do some sketching from life. Find some examples in my latest Instagram post, and look out for more in a blog post soon!
  12. The following day the adventures continued, as me and Fraz visited Cannock Chase, an ‘Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’ (with a GoApe course which I am super keen to go on!) It was really hot and busy, but we still had a nice time wandering around the woods.
  13. After a day off we visited Castleton in the Peak District on Wednesday. We went inside the Peak Cavern and climbed up to Peveril Castle. This little village took me back to childhood/teenage holidays in the Peak District, Lake District and Snowdonia; quiet old villages, wild rolling hills and stunning endless views.
  14. Wednesday the 30th was also my mum’s birthday! I sent her a card and gift, and had a lovely conversation over the phone. I feel so lucky to have such a wonderful mummy!
  15. I found some great creative books at Leek library; they are giving me lots of creative ideas, and are helping me to focus on what I really want to create. More on that soon too!

 

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A selfie at Peveril Castle, Castleton

…and that was August for me. Big changes and lots of adventures. What were your best bits from August? What were all the special moments and big achievements that added up to make your happy highlights?

Share your stories in the comments below, or find me over on Instagram or Facebook! See you back here for another Dear Diary post this Sunday, and possibly a YouTube video on a Wednesday sometime this month… fingers crossed!

Have a beautiful week sisters.

 

Peace and love,

Rachel x

Father’s Day Surprise // Sunray Sister Sings

Hello!

This week on my YouTube channel I have a special little surprise for a certain someone. I know how much my dad likes to hear me sing, so I recorded myself singing to say ‘Happy Father’s Day’! This is one of the first songs I performed solo on piano about nine years ago, so I thought it would be nice to revisit it.

What are you doing for father’s day? Share your ideas and stories in the comments or over on social media.

Remember to subscribe to my channel, like the video and leave a comment. This will really help my channel grow and get seen by more and more people!

Your support means the world to me as I develop as an artist and individual. I love sharing my journey here with you all, and hope more will join us soon.

See you back here on Sunday for another weekly catch up, followed by my next YouTube video on Wednesday. In the meantime you can find me on Instagram where I’m taking part in a daily challenge called #ColourMyEveryDay.

Enjoy the rest of this sunny week sisters!

 

Peace and love,

Rachel x

May Happy Highlights // Monthly Favourites

Hello!

Around this time, every thirty days or so, I like to look back on the past few weeks and ask: what were my favourite moments, what made me smile, what were my happy highlights? And I like to share that list with you all! So here you go…

  1. Went to see ‘Wonderland’ the musical! The tickets were an awesome birthday present from Fraz.

  2. During a shift at Colston Hall I got to watch an entire Michael Kiwanuka show! (Whilst being very professional and making sure everyone was behaving themselves of course).

  3. Went on a lovely long walk with Fraz.

  4. Took a break from social media.

  5. Received some happy post from my brilliant twin big sisters! They both sent things in the same week; they must be twins!!!

  6. Wrote two letters to my new pen-pals and included some cute extras. (I’ve made a video showing what I put in one of the packages – look out for that this Wednesday!)

  7. Went on a couple of cinema dates –  first to see the new ‘Alien’ film, and then ‘Live and Let Die’ at a fantastic film club.

  8. Started using Spotify to discover new music and remember my favourites. I will share a new playlist soon!

  9. Found out Tesco do some delicious vegan bean burgers – good for the days when no one wants to cook!!

  10. There was an incredible thunder and lightning storm in the early morning on the 27th!

What were your happy highlights from May? I’d love to hear your stories in the comments below or over on social media.

It would also be great to hang out on Instagram! This month I’m taking part in a challenge from @adventuresandteaparties called #ColourMyEveryDay. It’s a lot of fun, and it’s helping me get my social media mojo back!


Coming up on Wednesday will be a fresh YouTube video, this week showing you what I’ve put in a pen pal letter! Stay tuned and have a wonderful new week.

 

Peace and love,

Rachel x

Retreat, Reflect, Refocus // How To Not Give-up

Hello!

Before we get into today’s extremely introspective post, let’s first have a little re-cap of this month’s content, in case you missed anything:

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So that was then. Now things are changing….. 

I am an ever evolving creature. I go through many seasons. And as these seasons come around again, I recognise patterns. Then gradually, very gradually, I can begin to see what I need and what I want. At times like this, when the season is changing, I often miss the signs, and start giving up. That’s how I feel now. Distracted, discouraged, depressed. Ready to give up.

Or maybe just ready to change.

I think, in these bright and beautiful Spring blossoms lies something good. I want to draw again. I want to explore paint, and digital art, stories, new universes and strange and complex characters and their adventures. Maybe in six more months when the heat has become too much, I will long for the autumn when I can shed my leaves and I’ll sing songs again. I just don’t know.

I want to help others. Yet maybe all my tutorials, and ‘here’s how to do this’, and ‘you should really be doing this’, is too much ‘tell’, and not enough ‘show’. I often feel like I’ve missed out and I’m not as good as I could be in one area, because I’ve spent so much time going back and forth. And all this time, here I am.

I need to express myself, and often don’t know how, and then I just don’t at all, and everything gets blocked up. Maybe this blog could be more of a diary. Less of a telling you to do this and that, and more of a here’s how I’m feeling, and here’s something creative that I’ve been working on.

The people who know me have seen me as a musician. And to them I have now given up on music. They want me to be a musician. And I am sure they want me to be happy. I want them to be happy; happy on their own. I don’t want to have to be a musician to make people happy. Besides, I am still and always will be a musician, and I am extremely proud of the skills and passion I have, but at this present time, I do not feel a need to share it.

I’m just in a new season now. I don’t think things can truly be given up. Music has such an irreversible grip on my soul that I don’t think it could ever disconnect from me. It is also such an emotional experience for me; every time I hear or perform music, it is often overwhelming. So as a new season came last September those leaves fell, but they are rotting back into my roots, and continue to feed me every day. Some of them have blown away, but that’s fine.

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So, enough of all the metaphors. Here’s the deal. Things are going to be changing in the next few months, and I don’t know what that will look like. It’s hard to enjoy the present when the future is so hazy, but I am trying.

I think I may stop the ‘regular feature’ type posts, and get a bit more honest and real with you all. I don’t get that many views on my blog yet, so I feel at liberty to be a little inconsistent, and not meet all my promises.

I constantly set up these things that I need to follow through on, such as my Love Lessons, Creative Alternatives, Happy Highlights, Random Round-up, Playtime, Idol Eyes, Artist Dates… and that’s just on my blog. I’ve had songwriting projects, drawing projects, and most recently my doll project which is what sparked ‘Sunray Sister’. I have endless little ‘project’ ideas that I variously stick to and then abandon. Once something is created, that is not enough to me. It needs to connect to something, to lead to something, to continue without end. I often don’t know when to stop; I run over deadlines and arrive late, maybe because I don’t like leaving or finishing… I’m always analysing and perfecting and finding faults.

And here I am typing all this, as Fraz tells me about how the universe was created from one single-molecule element; that I’ve seen more of the surface of the moon than I have the surface of the earth; that we live closer to t-rex, than the t-rex lived to the stegosaurs; and we never truly touch anything due to the distance between atoms.

None of this makes me sad. It actually makes me feel enlightened, because all of my overwhelming worries don’t matter anymore. That’s why I want to help others, to get out of my own troubles. But then all these global troubles – plastic pollution, homelessness, deluded politicians, murdering innocent beings – sit on my shoulders and weigh me down. So even if I am just a minute speck in this universal existence, I could at least be the brightest spark of a speck.

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So that’s now, but where next?

The plan of action for Sunray Sister:

  • Retreat = Step back from all my Sunray Sister online accounts, go offline for a bit.
  • Reflect = Look at everything I’ve done, and ask what I truly want.
  • Refocus = Come back to Sunray Sister online with a new, clearer view.

The goals for this blog:

  • Less tell, more show.
  • Honest, true and personal.
  • Be organised and have posts ready in advance.
  • Fewer ‘series’ posts, but more real projects to share progress and behind-the-scenes on: characters, stories, paintings, dolls, drawings. Real work to build up a proper art portfolio.

Well, as you might expect in a long, rambling post like this, I send you thanks and congratulations for reading this far! What are your thoughts? Have you had similar struggles in your creative career? I’d love to hear how you are working through it! Let me know in the comments or on social media.

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Coming this week…

  • A new YouTube video on Wednesday, find my latest one below.
  • The last week of my Etsy sale!!!
  • A post on Friday to let you know about my digital detox, and how long I’ll be offline for!

 

Peace and love,

Rachel x

Spring Playlist // Playtime 10

Good evening sisters! On this sunny, sleepy Sunday I had a little wander around the local market and enjoyed a delicious roast lunch, what have you been up to?

To finish off a lovely day, I’ve put together a playlist of some of the songs I’ve been enjoying recently – with a vague Spring/nature/turning-a-new-leaf theme – for episode 10 of my Playtime series!

Find the tunes in a YouTube playlist below, and full details of all songs and artists under that. Enjoy!

  1. ‘Vitamin C’ – Can
  2. ‘Fool’ – Perfume Genius
  3. ‘Silvering’ – Lone Lady
  4. ‘Die Young’ – Sylvan Esso
  5. ‘Green Light’ – Lorde
  6. ‘It Changes’ – Amber Arcades
  7. ‘Alaska’ – Maggie Rogers
  8. ‘Roscoe’ – Midlake
  9. ‘Garden’ – C Duncan
  10. ‘The Valley’ – Laura Marling

 

What songs are on your current playlist? Do you love any of the songs on my playlist? Let me know your jam in the comments below or over on social media.


This week I will be sharing a new YouTube video on Wednesday, my April Happy Highlights on Friday and a little life update/goals review on Sunday. Hope to see you soon and have a brilliant joy-filled week!

Peace and love,

Rachel x

Mother’s Day Playlist // Sunray Sister Playtime 9

Happy Sunday sisters! 

I have had the most beautiful weekend: reconnecting with nature, soaking up the sunshine and getting creative; sharing stories, enjoying food and spending time with my lovely parents! I feel renewed and energised, with a new enthusiasm for my creative projects. Spring is here! What have you been up to?

Today I would like to share a new playlist with you. Seeing as it’s Mother’s Day, I have picked some awesome songs which mention mothers/mamas/strong women! Turn up the volume and have a boogie!!!

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What tunes would be on your Mother’s Day playlist? Let me know in the comments or on social media.


See you again this Wednesday for my next YouTube video, which will feature some of my outdoors adventures from the weekend. In the meantime remember to catch up on all my other videos and enjoy the sunshine while it’s here!

 

Peace and love,

Rachel x