Advent Calendars

November, 25, 2014 0 Comments

      It’s that time of year again when we are searching the shops for a good advent calendar to put up in the home (or in my case rushing to the shops to grab the last few selections left on the shelf!) There are many different varieties of calendars these days, most of […]

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Sunday pics

November, 23, 2014 0 Comments

        I hope you have had a peaceful Sunday – here are some photographs – hope  you like them xxx                                                Here is a delicious vegetarian winter warmer posted by […]

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Birds

November, 19, 2014 4 Comments

    Did you hear the one about?………. Really?  Well I never!  You could have knocked me down with a feather! In ME space Facebook pictures of all sorts of astonishing birds are uploaded regularly,  and our bird expert Dave very kindly identifies them for us.  So many beautiful ones around!  Here are some pictures […]

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Claude Monet

November, 16, 2014 0 Comments

      Last week we celebrated the birthday of the famous French artist Claude Monet.  Monet was born on November 15, 1840 in Paris.  He was one of the founders of the Impressionism movement along with his friends Renoir, Sisley and Bazille.       Here are some of his beautiful paintings – hope you enjoy […]

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Fun Friday

November, 14, 2014 0 Comments

        Its the weekend….yay!!  The weekend is always a relief, however ill we are feeling there is something about the weekend that makes one feel stronger and happier, probably because we have more help around and its a gentler pace for our partners/carers who are working,  so there is a more relaxed […]

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Treatments for ME

November, 11, 2014 0 Comments

  WHICH DOCTOR?   WHICH TREATMENT?   Looking for the right treatment for ME/Chronic Fatigue is a challenging task when there are so many different ones being advertised.  Some promise miracle cures, others are less adventurous and state that they can improve the quality of life for an ME patient, but not take it away entirely. […]

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Stormy weather…..

November, 08, 2014 0 Comments

      We are having predictably stormy weather here in England – lashings of rain and wind roaring about the place at night and gardens looking distinctly dishevelled in the morning!  Hope its calmer with you, or if not you can cosy up at home and enjoy the indoor space – who cares about […]

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Guy Fawkes

November, 03, 2014 0 Comments

        November 5th has come around again, and I hope  you get to see a few fireworks and a bonfire – often if you live in a town you can see them from your garden.  If not here are some photos and a silly cartoon.  Enjoy and Happy Guy Fawkes!     […]

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November….

November, 01, 2014 0 Comments

        Happy November xx     The Autumn can be a difficult time for those with ME/Chronic Fatigue, adapting to the dark evenings that seem to plunge down suddenly making the afternoons more like evenings from 5.00 onwards!  It is a transition, and often not so welcome, but by November we are […]

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Halloween part 11

October, 30, 2014 0 Comments

        There once was a witchBelieve it if you can!She tapped on the windowAnd she ran ran ran.She ran helter skelterWith her toes in the air,Cornstalks flying form the witches hair.Meow goes the catSitting on her hat.Whee! Chuckle! What fun what fun!Halloween night when the witches run! what are you doing for […]

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Welcome!

October, 25, 2014 0 Comments

      A warm welcome to the new members!  I hope you will enjoy looking round the site and maybe think of posting some paintings or poetry,  or a doodle to put in the doodle gallery?  As you can see we have had some wonderful contributions,  especially with the recent Autumn doodle competition!  Or […]

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Halloween

October, 22, 2014 0 Comments

     WHooooooooo!  It’s that spooooky time of year again!  Halloween is beckoning us with dark shadowy fingers into its hallowed halls.  Whether a child, teenager or adult, this time of year is always entertaining with the dressing up and witches and demons flying down the streets at night in search of treats, no tricks… […]

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Sunday….

October, 19, 2014 0 Comments

          I hope you are having a peaceful Sunday and are not feeling too bad.  Sorry to have been absent from blogging this week but have not been well myself.     We have been looking at poetry in the Facebook group and have received some wonderful contributions from Rosalynde and […]

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Orchids

October, 12, 2014 0 Comments

       I was given an orchid the other day and it sits on my desk looking exquisitely beautiful – they really are such elegant plants and there are so many different varieties.     lovely video giving information about caring for them and a stunning display of the flowers themselves…….       […]

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Detox diet

October, 07, 2014 0 Comments

       We have been doing this detox programme after picking up the book in a charity shop (in the way that life put things in your path).  It is not too taxing to do and we have had some excellent results.  Firstly, weight loss.  Though the diet is not specifically tailored for weight […]

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Autumn doodle winner!

October, 04, 2014 0 Comments

     Seven Autumn contributions put into a collage….        CONGRATULATIONS TO THE AUTUMN DOODLE COMPETITION WINNER !!!!!!!     the winner is………. PRINCESSTEENIE!     So many congratulations and thanks to princessteenie who has contributed so many beautiful doodles in the past, and has excelled herself for this competition with truly stunning […]

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Homeopathy…..

October, 01, 2014 0 Comments

         We are starting on a course of Homeopathy, which is something we have not tried in six years of seeking treatments to get rid of ME. Today we met a lovely girl who asked some questions and then gave Charlie a couple of packets of these tiny white pills that he […]

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Music

September, 29, 2014 0 Comments

          Do you play a musical instrument like this young fellow?  Would you like to upload any videos of your playing?  We would love to hear them! The Music section of Create! is in dire need of assistance…..           or any music that you enjoy listening to……. […]

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Brilliant birds….

September, 27, 2014 0 Comments

        Hi all hope you are having a relaxing and peaceful weekend and not feeling too bad …… this strange but beautiful bird is a Quetzal and lives in the tropical highland areas of  places like Panama, according to Dave our bird expert in ME space.       Mum!  You’re two hours late! The […]

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sittin on the dock of the bay….

September, 21, 2014 0 Comments

        Hi all wishing you a peaceful Sunday.  This wonderful painting is by William Glackens and reminds me of lazy days in Summer where we used to visit a bay like this and there was a walkway spread around the bay….it was beautiful.  Fiona added this music which compliments it perfectly…….   […]

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Smooth talking….

September, 20, 2014 0 Comments

            Smoothies are one of the best drinks to have to fill you up and stop those sugar cravings.  Smoothies can help with detox and are an excellent breakfast – have one first thing and it should keep you going til lunch.  We put masses of fruit in and a […]

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Leaves & berries

September, 16, 2014 0 Comments

          Beautiful Autumn with its rich array of colours and crisp mornings….the rusts and golds of the leaves are spectacular.  I hope very much you can get out to see this even if for a short while.  I am going to take my camera next time and wait for that beautiful […]

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thank you!

September, 13, 2014 0 Comments

                    THANK YOU for beautiful doodles!  What a wonderful Cat from Tasha and Nancy’s Autumn Colours are  fabulous, and the Tip Top Doodle in Artzone.  (a difficult choice Tasha but its for the competition)                 How about painting your […]

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De-stress

September, 12, 2014 0 Comments

          We all need to de-stress from time to time and with ME especially, stress can cause a flare-up of symptoms, so it is extremely important to keep stress levels as low as possible.  One easy and enjoyable way to calm the body and soul is a deep bath with Epsom […]

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doodle delights

September, 11, 2014 0 Comments

    Falling leaves by Jane FANTASTIC AUTUMN DOODLES FOR THE COMPETITION – THANK YOU! Keep them coming!       Autumn leaf by Amber Cat with Autumn Tree by Elle           Some beautiful wildlife shots……                               […]

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Doodle competition!

September, 09, 2014 0 Comments

            AUTUMN DOODLE COMPETITION!     lets get doodling this Autumn and try our hands at making some pictures of anything to do with this wonderful season.  The winner will receive a prize!  All you do is go to the Artzone in the Create! section and pick up a colour and shape […]

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this and that

September, 07, 2014 0 Comments

      Now that term (or work) has started again if we are unable to go because its just too tiring there are other things to occupy us that, with careful pacing, can be stimulating and break up the day.  You could put a list of activities on your wall and do some different […]

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Woodland creatures

September, 05, 2014 0 Comments

    Well hello there!     Today we are celebrating not only Fiona’s birthday over in Facebook but woodland creatures, because she loves them and because they are so cute!                    There was an old man of Dumbree who taught little owls to drink tea; For […]

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Pets glorious pets

September, 04, 2014 0 Comments

         How fantastically important our pets are to us!  They provide comfort and safety and just gorgeous times to cuddle up and feel better with!       here are some beautiful portraits that capture their loyalty and devotion…what would we do without them!         ferrets make fantastic pets […]

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WELCOME!

September, 03, 2014 0 Comments

       A very warm welcome to the new members!   Excellent to have you join us – take a look around the site and please feel free to upload any pictures or photos, pet portraits or music videos, anything you like, or just enjoy the site.  We have the doodle Artzone if you […]

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Back to school?

September, 02, 2014 0 Comments

        For many of the  younger members here it’s that Autumn term time again, the start of a new academic year and going back to school, or starting a new school, or not….. The very best of luck for those who have done their GCSE’s (with ME  that is a mountain to climb!) […]

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Meditation

August, 30, 2014 2 Comments

  Meditation is an excellent way to calm the mind and take you out of your symptoms by stilling thoughts and finding peace within. There are many ways to learn about meditation on the internet,  and which one suits you best.  Yoga is also recommended for ME although some people say they have tried it and […]

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It’s Friday

August, 29, 2014 0 Comments

        Here’s hoping you have a relaxing weekend – Baloo sure knows how to do it in style…yeah man!     * * * * * * * * * *               A warm welcome to the new members here…. I hope you enjoy looking round […]

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Funky food

August, 28, 2014 0 Comments

     fabulous and fun photos of food                       * * * * * * * * * *              And food can not only lift our spirits – it can help in so many ways…..   How Chillies can […]

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Musical room decor

August, 27, 2014 0 Comments

          If you like music and want to decorate your room accordingly look at these fab room decoration ideas:               and these two you could do quite easily using a large round plate as a template and painting with acrylic paint – it would look […]

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Indian Summertime

August, 26, 2014 0 Comments

      I hope everyone is feeling ok – the hot Summer days are drawing to a close but I much prefer this late Indian Summer weather, where the shadows are deeper and the air is fresher without that intense heat that saps energy even more.   You can actually see and appreciate it […]

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Cool cows

August, 22, 2014 0 Comments

             Wouldn’t it be fun to be in this landscape?  Like in Mary Poppins, just to be able to jump into the picture and hey presto!  you are there with these slightly crazy cows in the sunshine!  A great tonic.                       […]

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Spacy pics!

August, 21, 2014 0 Comments

  Looking at some pretty amazing pictures of our beautiful planet and one of the Milky Way:                           And coming back down to earth some calming photos for those in pain or tired or just fed up with being ill and feeling so […]

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Beautiful doodles!

August, 20, 2014 0 Comments

  BUSTER SNORKELLING BY OLIVER   This magnificent doodle contributed by Oliver is a fine example of the fun you can have in the Create! section (Artzone) with the doodles. Thank you to Oliver for inspired snorkelling work!  Buster looks very cool indeed. Anyone wanting to try their hand (or mouse), please do, and dont […]

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Cats cats cats!

August, 19, 2014 0 Comments

  Beautiful cats – aren’t they gorgeous?           DIY  Rock Cactus garden!  Isnt this a great idea – for the bathroom or bedroom and super easy to maintain!         An incredibly useful table for things around the home that can be used in many different and fascinating ways […]

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Heavenly lake

August, 17, 2014 0 Comments

     These were some of the posts over the last few days in ME space Facebook.  Thanks very much to the contributors.       The rarely seen Heaven Lake near Baekdu Mountain on the border between China and North Korea * * * * * * * * * *  Some stunning handcut […]

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Welcome to MEspace!

July, 21, 2014 0 Comments

      A huge welcome to the new members who have just joined!  Have a look around and please do not hesitate to upload any music videos, artwork, or poetry/short stories in our Create! section, or pictures of your dear pets in the Pets Page.  You can also add any videos in the main […]

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ME Teens

June, 19, 2014 0 Comments

WELCOME TO ME TEENS FACEBOOK!! We have created a new group on Facebook for younger members of MEspace called ME teens, which we hope very much you will take a look at,  and if you like the look of it, come and join us! The MEspace Facebook group has been such fun and we have […]

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DRAWING

April, 29, 2014 0 Comments

        Drawing is an intensely therapeutic exercise for those who are not well , in that it absorbs the entire person;  mind, body and spirit into the delicate strokes of lead on paper building up into form, light,  shade, texture and shape that is really satisfying.  It is not just the end […]

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Happy Easter MEspace!

April, 16, 2014 0 Comments

Easter is nearly upon us and Spring is well and truly settling in (at last!).   After the rain and turbulent weather we experienced not so long ago it is a welcome treat.  They say the best things in life are free,  and here we have the finest example – just head to the nearest […]

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Welcome to MEspace!

April, 07, 2014 0 Comments

    A big warm welcome to the newcomers – its so very good to have you here with us in MEspace.  Take a look around the site and you will see it is full of creative things.  There are poems to write,  artwork to submit and music to listen to,  or upload your own […]

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Happy Mother’s Day!

March, 29, 2014 0 Comments

    I have put this painting at the top because it is for my dear friend Caroline Davis who is a mother and who has ME –  she is an extraordinarily brave person who is going through major health difficulties at the moment.  She loves the Native American and I can see why – […]

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Foggy Frog and the Pain Gang

March, 07, 2014 0 Comments

    Foggy Frog Foggy Frog and the Pain Gang is the inspired project from Megan Schartner who is a member of MEspace Facebook, and has come up with this brilliant idea.  She is doing an illustrated book about the symptoms of ME/CFS, portraying the actual symptoms as a frog and his gang who ‘visit’ […]

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SPRING IS COMING!

February, 02, 2014 1 Comments

    Going onto the Google images ‘Paintings of Spring’ page is such a delight you want to sit in the middle of it and wrap all the blossoms and magnificent displays of spring colour and foliage around you in a glorious patchwork cape!  The paintings seem to have more appeal  than the photographs;  although […]

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WELCOME TO MEspace!

January, 12, 2014 0 Comments

    A very warm welcome to the newcomers in MEspace!  So very good to have you here and we hope very much you will enjoy the site, and maybe contribute some artwork or some videos, or even try your hand at the Doodles!  Doodles are fun and easy to do, just go to the […]

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