Calling all creatives!

Have you ever tried to create something from nothing? Well that is what myself and a small team of volunteers are attempting to do!  Please support us by participating in our project!  Little Arts Festival 19th- 28thAugust 2016Postcard project – Are you an artist, photographer, or illustrator? – Do you write stories or poetry? –…

Losely house

Today I have lunch at Losely House in the Wisteria Tea rooms. followed by a wonder around the beautiful gardens. We did not booked onto a tour of the house this trip, but if you are going it is a great way to learn about the history of the house.  ©Sophie Douglas 2016 

Phone box magic.

Great idea! Iconic phone box, used as a mini cafe, supports homeless people. This one is in Eastbourne by the pier.  

Walking in stories

We visited Chawton, near Alton, where Jane Austen lived and wrote.  The space is amazing because you can see where the stories came from, you can image. Great place to visit and Cassandras cafe opposite was great for a big bowl of hot soup!        Things to take from visiting a space like this, and…

Mini jams

I have a problem, I love mini pots of preserve! They bring out a feeling of being a child again, they feel special, they are just for you! And I especially loved having one for breakfast and finding the message in the lid!  If anyone wants to know what to get me for Christmas, it’s…

Autumn colours 

The weekend showed some of the natures spectacle which is Autumn.  If you get the chance to get out and about and there is some sunshine then go!       ©www.sophiemayer.com 2015 

You can’t imagine

   You can’t imagine  You can’t describe The feeling of excitement, guilt, gratitude and pride  And being naughty , So rebellious! We are on a plane  We are actually going  France on holiday! And there is nothing wrong with him  A while more recovery from being so sick From all the machines  All the operations…

Work/life balance- life is winning….

Does anyone else struggle with their work life balance?  I am trying to catch up on work; photo editing, painting for an upcoming exhibition, and the ongoing sorting of years of projects that need filing, finishing or throwing away!  But I keep getting distracted with my garden, seeing friends, and walking the dogs! Life is…