Keeping warm and cosy

Posted on Dec 10, 2014

Today as #Scotstorm or #Weatherbomb hits Scotland and the rest of the UK I am keeping warm, sketching indoors at Summerhall. The cafe in Summerhall just by the Meadows in Edinburgh’s South side serves a good selection of soups and pastries, and delicious coffee. Not just a place to pick up my prints, it is […]

Deli-lightful :)

Posted on Sep 27, 2013

Sorry 🙂 but I love Victor Hugo’s delicatessen and coffee/cafe shop on the South side of the Meadows.   I was back to sketching in the city today after my holidays. I could easily spend my days sketching in coffee shops, and very happy I’d be too.   This is Victor Hugo, a place I […]

Sitting in the sun, admiring the lampshades

Posted on Jul 18, 2013

This sketch is from my lunch stop at Cafe Truva today. The lovely Mediterranean inspired cafe on the Royal Mile is half sheltered from the sunshine under huge pillars. Although not wanting to waste this glorious weather we are having in Edinburgh just now, I sat on the sunny side of the terrace! Note: They […]

Colour of the Circus

Posted on May 15, 2013

Tonight’s sketch is a colourful number from a cafe on St Mary’s Street. I popped into ‘Circus’ for a cup of tea and sat near the rear of the bright and colourful bistro looking out over their lovely wee courtyard. Unfortunately the sky was full of showers on the day but I imagine on another […]

Kiss the fish

Posted on Jan 8, 2013

Has anyone been to this art and crafts studio nestling off the main street in Stockbridge? I first heard about it when my sister visited last year – she found it on t’internet and took her daughter, they raved about it afterwards. They had made and decorated a lovely giraffe together.

Well done The Haven

Posted on Oct 17, 2012

This cosy cafe is the perfect place for a pot of tea and a piece of home made cake, or an all day breakfast.

Deer for lunch

Posted on Oct 6, 2012

I visited Loundins today for lunch with the family, I had some yummy gluten free mushroom soup….My only critisism is that it would of bean nice to of had some gluten free bread to go with my gluten free soup.

Good to talk

Posted on Aug 2, 2012

Discussing illustrations both completed and to be started. I like these kind of meetings 🙂

The Haven Cafe

Posted on Jun 16, 2012

Be sure to head down there early to grab the comfy chairs by the fire!

No time…

Posted on Jul 22, 2011

Instead here is a previous doodle of what todays lunch consisted of 🙂