Welcome Everyone

The wonderful world of Zoe is what I hope to share with you all here on my blog. Life isn't always easy, but then that's the case whoever you are. But no matter what each day brings I always try to start and end it with a smile - to look back and know I controlled my day, the day didn't control me!

Wednesday, 11 November 2015


Good morning Desk dashers. We gather to share our desks, but we all know WOYWW is so much more than that. Pop over to see Julia - The Stamping Ground

So my desk looks like this today - 

 The right side shows my new colouring book and pencils on top of my typewriter - I shared a little tutorial for colouring leaves here thought it may help cos most of the colouring books has foliage!
 A close up shows a kingfisher image & outline. My friend has asked me for some custom notebooks so I'm starting. I will actually colour the kingfisher with Copics but will add detail with pencils.
 The main desk shows racing cars these are also part of the custom order. Another book project started just last night.

Had to share this pic of Baxter too - 
Not on my desk but I took this earlier. I was getting dressed and turned to find Baxter looking so sleepy & darn right cute! 

A Keagan update -  can't believe it's been over a week that he has been in Newmarket. He is doing okay; texts me daily and we've spoken and also video called. He's enjoying it. It's hard at times but he's coping. He also got to ride a hero of his - a horse called Our Vic. My dad and my boy followed this horse during its racing career. Now retired Our Vic is looked after by the students at The British Racing school. It is the one horse they all want to ride. Keagan has ridden him a few times now! 

That's it from me. 
Take care Zo xx


Fiona@Staring at the Sea said...

So glad to hear your boy is doing well. Takes a bit of adjusting to, doesn't it? Have a great week.

Fiona #34

Robyn said...

Your busy desk is reminding me that if I am too busy to color I am too busy!
Robyn 36

Lunch Lady Jan said...

I'm so pleased Keagan is doing you know, I haven't been sad about Rhys either and I think it's because Winchester is so perfect for's the same with Keagan too. Am loving your colouring as usual, off to check out that leaf tutorial!!
Hugs, LLJ 2 xxx

Annie Claxton said...

Hi Zo, you have some interesting projects going on there - I love book folding, mus thave another go at that, and those racing cars look fun. Thanks for the leaves tutorial, will have a gander at that later. Have a great week :o) Annie C #33

Annie said...

Hi Zoe. It's good to see you've been having fun colouring. Baxter looks just like I felt yesterday....I'd had a sleepless night with a poorly tummy so had no energy. Thankfully I'm feeling better today and have been having some fun doing some machine embroidery on my patchwork Christmas trees on my blog today.
Annie x # 22

Lisca Meijer said...

That's great news about Keagan! That he is enjoying his new job/apprenticeship. It sounds really exciting.
That kingfisher looks beautiful.
Oh look at Baxter! Bless him! That's a lovely photo.
Have a great week,
Thanks for visiting already,

Neet said...

How wonderful for Keagan to ride Our Vic, he must be so chuffed.
Will check out your tutorial in a minute, I love how you colour faces so am looking forward to this. I am hopeless with my Promarkers. Wish I had the talent to do them like you do.
Baxter looks so cute - thanks for sharing.
Hugs, Neet 4 xx

lisa said...

It's good to hear that Keagan has settled in well, although I'm sure you must still be getting used to him being away. Still you look as though you are keeping busy. I love the look of your kingfisher.
Thanks for visiting earlier.
hugs Lisax #44

Suzanne Alexis said...

Your busy desk looks so organized - I'm jealous! It's great that your daughter values your work and wants some of it. I'm glad your son is doing well. How wonderful to be able to ride horses!

Suzanne #46

Shaz Brooks said...

Hi Zoe, you are certainly being kept busy with all the books! Glad Keagan is enjoying his time, he must have felt totally stoked getting to ride his hero. I have to admit I would never have got to stay at the show as long as I did if I hadn't had the scooter, we'd have been going home after the second almost faint, Doug would have insisted. But we both had a good day, and I didn't destroy anyones stand either! lol. Have a great week, Hugs, Shaz #7 xxx

Laura said...

What a stunner that kingfisher is!

Anne said...

hi - good to hear Keegan doing well. Good you have plenty to keep you busy!! Anne x #58

Helen said...

so glad Keagan is enjoying his time at Newmarket - it must be very odd without him! Enjoy your colouring. Helen 6

Monica said...

What a organized and busy space . your drawings look very interesting and that is great that so many people want them. Good things to give a Christmas, such a unique gift.
Have a great week
monica #59.

butterfliecrafter said...

I think I have the same typewriter. butterfliecrafter#8

Anonymous said...

What a lovely story about your boy. MINE is off working too, travelling around the world for jobs here and there. Makes me CRAZY. Lovely yours is so in-touch. As every, your colouring station is a wonder. Missed you at the Halloween crop, maybe next year?

late ... again!
Mary Anne (9)

Julia Dunnit said...

Thrilled that its working for Keagan, certainly makes it easier to be apart from them doesn't it! You're very busy, your lovely tidy area really tells of your precise and wonderful works.

Robyn Oliver said...

Zo your kingfisher is looking gorgeous and glad to hear all is well with your son. CHeers RobynO#29