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A Week of Awards!

Thursday, 19 October 2017

Someone today suggested that I put money on the lottery because this week I’ve managed to pick up another two awards for the gallery! 


The Lovely Life Planner

Saturday, 23 September 2017

Last year I was telling you all about a wonderful life and business planner I’d been using and many of you followed suit and bought one of your own....


Friday, 1 September 2017

For the last few years Cloud 9 has been supporting the Small Business Saturday UK campaign. Small Business Saturday falls neatly between Black Friday...

I'm on Tour!

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Well, the wee van is loaded to the neck, with everything I think I’ll need, for this weekend’s Kirkcudbright Arts and Crafts Trail! 


It's goodbye Tinies!

Thursday, 22 June 2017

Yesterday I parcelled up forty-eight tiny canvases, ready for their new owners. It literally took me all day to match paintings up to their destinations,...

Guid Nychburris!

Saturday, 10 June 2017

When I first came up to Dumfries and started working in a local primary school, June came around and everyone started talking about Good Neighbours....

Open Studio Weekend

Sunday, 28 May 2017

It’s 8pm on Sunday night and two days of my open studio event have successfully passed by. I’ve met new customers and well kenned ones over the last...

Tiny Paintings

Tuesday, 16 May 2017

My Tiny Painting exhibition opens on Thursday 18th May, 2017. Here’s a reasonably short video of me explaining what the exhibition is all about and how...


Saturday, 6 May 2017

I’ve long been a supporter of the Fairtrade movement, always buying Fairtrade fruit, tea and coffee. To exploit people for profit is abhorrant to me...

Spring at Cloud 9

Friday, 5 May 2017

With so much happening at the moment I feel the need to take a wee break and recharge my depleting batteries! So, having got the gallery up and running...