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 […]

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 […]

Portrait illustration and sunny days ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, It’s been a nice week, full of family and friends, and just nice people and special moments. Isn’t that how all weeks should be? How have the past seven days been for you? In my last blog I mentioned a secret illustration; well, since it has now been received by its new owner, I […]

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 […]

Little adventures in nature, sketching and slow creative days ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, The weeks seem to be flying by this month… and the rain seems to be never ending! How are things with you? On Monday I went on my second official ‘Artist’s Date’, this time on a walk along the canal, where I spotted a majestic heron and did a quick sketch of it before […]

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 […]

Magic, Midsummer and the Moon: Following Cycles ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, Recently I’ve been following the earth’s seasons and moon cycles more closely, and getting in tune with my spiritual side. This has been coming out visually in my art as well, and I wanted to share a bit more about that in this week’s blog post! (Which is long overdue, since I was planning […]