Bella and the hound illustrations

Starting my own little business has been a dream, an unexpected dream, but a dream all the same. I create personalised prints and illustrations, pet portraits, digital artwork and more. And I love it with all my soul! I started drawing again in may 2020 when I was poorly with long COVID . I drew... Continue Reading →

House Number 2

It really does feel like I haven't written a blog post in ages. I haven't sat down and taken the time to put my thoughts to paper. It’s been a strange year, and a very busy few months!  We moved house !   Army house number three, and our first off camp. It’s actually amazing to finally be out from behind... Continue Reading →

Goodbye number 6

Just over 2 years ago we had packed up our 1st house and moved to our new home. Number 6. Full of hope and excitement and a wee bit of dread I walk through the door of our new home and held back the tears. It was filthy - it was our second married quarter... Continue Reading →

Surviving Quarantine

Well we certainly are living in “strange times”, if I’ve ended a conversation once with “stay safe” I’ve done it a hundred times. suddenly our worlds have become much, much smaller. Mine consists of my house, garden, dog, husband and a woodland circuit. As a natural introvert who probably spends more time in my own... Continue Reading →

Adjusting to a new normal

Staying home, no running, no bread, no gym, WFH (working from home), learning to keep myself busy at home and dealing with the anxiety Covid-19 brings. Well that escalated quickly didn’t it. One week we are plodding along washing our hands more, trying not to touch our face and the next week we can’t leave... Continue Reading →

2019 : September

At the start of this year I gave myself a list of things I wanted to do every single month of 2019. This list was full of small but important things to make sure I made the most of each month.  We spent much of last year just desperately trying to get through each month... Continue Reading →

The imperfect perfect dog.

Dogs can be an emotive subject for some people; especially if talking about their own. I’ll fight anyone who tries to tell me my boy isn’t my baby and will moan about dogs not being allowed on beaches during the best part of the year (Even though humans make much more mess than dogs and... Continue Reading →

The old Bucket list.

The “new” Bucket list is getting longer and longer. I have been crossing things off and adding more on. Everything I cross off, every new experience, leads me to find more things to add and more things to try. I started the list in 2017 and it’s brought me a lot of joy. It’s forced... Continue Reading →

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