This week

So this week has had the usual ups and downs of any week but I am going to try and look at the positives. So Saturday was good fun I had a walk round Sheffield with my mum, popped in to John Lewis so she could buy some fabric to make a bag and stopped for coffee and cake, which is always good. I also had a good catch up with a friend who I met when I worked with her many moons ago, we walked around a local beautiful park and chatted about what we had both been up to, before we knew it 2 hours had flown by. We both then drove to the supermarket where we bought a chinese meal for two and headed back to my house to cook, eat and finish chatting. At about 12pm we decided to call it a day, having exhausted every possible conversational topic! Sunday was slightly dull but I did a lot of thinking and planning so dull was ok with me. I have decided to plan a capsule wardrobe and when I have got some actual money to put the plan in to action. This has meant choosing the colours I want to en…

I'm back

So just wanted to get off the starting block by writing something so here goes. I am going to use this blog as somewhere to rant, write my brain farts (excuse the terminology), generally document the good and try and find positives where possible in the not so goods! So I am going to add a few photos of my week thus far!

Above is a photo of some artwork in my town.

Above is a picture of a grass snake I saw in my back yard!

Above is a photo of my beautiful thank-you flowers from my friend for being Godmother to her little boy, who's gorgeous may I add!

Rocking my world!

Been a pretty busy week so lots to be grateful for! Firstly I am grateful for Friday evening with my daughter, watching Labrinth at the O2 arena and a fancy dress club- night straight after with uni friends and my brother and his girlfriend! I am also grateful for my home, something that I take for granted often but the terrible hurricane that has destroyed so many homes in the US, has reminded how lucky I am for my surroundings.
I also had a trip out with my sister, my nephew and my daughter to a local petting zoo, which I really enjoyed especially seeing the meercats and gaining the knowledge that a group of peacocks are called a party lol (love this)!
I am grateful for my wonderful family, especially my sister Virginia who laid on a fantastic Halloween party at her house, with beautiful food and an opportunity for my daughter to get dressed up and all of the rest of the family to have a proper catch up!
Also managed to watch Alien (first time ever), something I have been wanting t…

Art as counselling!

This is what I have finished off tonight, it's not great but I really enjoyed doing it. So much so that I have started another one already I will try and upload the new one tomorrow if I get chance to finish it! Most of the things I am journalling at the minute look bright and colourful but to be honest a lot of it is being vented as a sort of counselling! More helpful to me, than actual art but feel that due to this it has its own merits as art goes! Sorry about the rubbish explanation but it's all I've got lol
Well since it has been nearly a year since my last post thought I would get on here and remedy that! Not sure what I want to say but yet again I am going to try and get on here more often even if it's just a quick one line blog. I am having a day laying on the settee and planning, should really be doing lots but going through some stuff and so I thought that by having a day thinking, planning, deciding etc may be advantageous in the long run! Also really feel the need to start doing more arty crafty type stuff as I feel a little like my soul needs feeding! My problem is that I don't trust myself to do anything good and I know that "good" is subjective but either way I feel rubbish if I do something I am disappointed in!

My plan for the evening is to throw paint at a canvas for a bit, see where it gets me lol. How are all you lovely bloggers in bloggerland? TTFN x

Hi all

Hello everyone another quick break-neck speed blog post. Rihanna was fabulous as was Calvin Harris and really enjoyed the quality time with my daughter! First assignment completed and handed in, in time. I have even volunteered to have a stall at uni's Christmas market, the idea is to raise some money for charity and also take a percentage of what I make for myself which in turn can go into my Christmas present buying fund, which is looking pretty dire at the minute. Also will be fun as I have decided to make home made Christmas cards for my stall so in turn I will get some leisure time that I will enjoy e.g crafting. So for all intense and purposes things are going well! 
Hope all of you in blogland are well and feel free to comment!

Hi all

Haven't written a post in an age so thought I would stick a quick one on here. Uni is going great, really enjoying the modules and the new friends I have made. Enjoying learning again, not just the course material but about myself also. Feeling quite upbeat at the minute, which is really nice for me, as some of you know I'm not always this way! Also feeling very lucky to have such a wonderful, supportive and inspirational family!
Getting excited over christmas even though like so many years gone by I am totally unprepared for it but I am trying, even doing a DIY job in my home that has been a long time coming. I will of course stick a few pictures on here when it is completed! Also looking forward to the Rihanna concert I'm going to on Saturday, I bought tickets last Christmas, as a present for my daughter. Even been following a healthy eating regime and can already see a small difference. I was going to wait till after Christmas but then thought I could have lost half a sto…