Spiritual Grounding

Mull from Iona by Scottish Island Art

Trying to memorise motivational verses from the Bible. You can’t change the situation but you can change your reaction to it. I’ve tried meditation previously and found that it helps to stay calm and makes you more aware of yourself. I can definitely recommended Jill Kirkham Therapies. Her meditation classes helped me to find that…

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Strength From Nature, Joy Of Discovery

Floral art by Scottish Island Art

I am very fortunate to be able to live in one of the most diverse places on the West Coast of Scotland. I can go for a walk close by and not meet anyone. The views are stunning and my eyes can wonder off far and wide into the distance. I take so much inspiration…

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Do Something For The Greater Good

Scottish Island Art fundraiser prize

I should introduce here my husband and amazing artist Ronnie who is a great support to me. Together we run The Picture Gallery situated on the Main Street in Tobermory in one of the “Balamory” buildings (blue colour one). As The Picture Gallery we wanted to help the Community to raised funds for the Covid19…

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Recognise Your Feelings And Respond

Tobermory during Covid19 by Scottish Island Art

It’s really important we can’t sugar coat it. Most of the Isle of Mull economy is tourism driven. Many businesses were hoping for a good new season. It never came. For understandable reasons the Island is now closed to visitors. How can we respond to this negative news? It’s amazing to watch how superb business…

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Despite Negatives

Spring Flowers

I know I can’t even imagine how hard it is for someone who just lost their loved ones to illness. Lost their job or can’t pay rent. I am fortunate to have a house with a garden and even a dome where we grow many vegetables and flowers. Growing from seed gives me a great…

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Living in new and strange times during Covid-19

I found myself writing my first blog for my new website. It feels bizarre but very relevant too – can I call it “Pre-Covid-19?” The website has been in a development, it’s been my dream. It’s live now (I am sooo happy!). Hoping that it will bring you joy and be THE place for your…

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