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 […]

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 […]

April Happy Highlights 2018 ~ Sunray Sister

Hello, I hope you are well! How has April been for you? It feels like this month has absolutely flown by; so many lovely and exciting things have been happening, plus even more exciting things are just around the corner. My Happy Highlights for April 2018… Saw Wes Anderson’s new film ‘Isle of Dogs’ at the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]