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.                       […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]



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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 – […]


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’ […]



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 […]



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 […]


Happy New Year

January, 02, 2014 0 Comments

        Here’s wishing everyone at MEspace a very Happy New Year and hopes for a healthier 2014 for all. Christmas has been and gone and some of us might be giving a small and barely audible sigh of relief after the increase in light, noise, socialising and achieving and maintaining the ‘ […]



December, 02, 2013 0 Comments

    Christmas is getting ever closer and it’s that wonderful time of year again when the magic of it shines out in the darkness of winter like a beacon of light.  Expectations of a cosy day with family –  a day of  celebration and love.  A Christmas tree, some mulled wine or festive drinks […]


MEspace doodles

November, 18, 2013 0 Comments

WINTER DOODLES  Thank you to everyone who has submitted such fabulous doodles to MEspace!  We have quite a few winter ones coming in and anyone who wants to contribute more as December approaches please feel free to!   me in front of the Christmas lights A really big thank you to princessteenie whose artistic abilities […]



October, 28, 2013 1 Comments

  It’s that spooooky time of year again!  The clocks have conveniently gone back to layer the land in a cloak of darkness as the thrill of Halloween beckons.  Spindly, knarled fingers beckoning children into scary gardens with tombstones and skeletons dangling from branches.  Cloaks and long sweeping black dresses, broomsticks and hats racing down […]



October, 09, 2013 0 Comments

    Looking after someone who has ME/CFS often places the carer in the same shoes as the sufferer.  I am writing this from a carer’s perspective.  Of course we do not experience the pain, the fatigue, the brain fog and the many other debilitating physical symptoms that we watch our loved ones pushing through […]


Art for Autumn

September, 02, 2013 0 Comments

    We are coming into Autumn, the most lovely of seasons, although there are no signs yet of the stunning array of colours that adorn the trees, but we can look forward to it!  This is a season where the change is so noticeable, and many people feel a sadness at the end of […]



August, 09, 2013 1 Comments

Do you have problems with sleep?  Either getting to sleep, where you toss and turn and long to be able to drift off into the elusive land of Nod, or waking during the night and are unable to resume sleeping? This is tremendously common for people with ME/CFS .  People may experience sleep apnea,  difficulties […]

READ MORE Facebook

July, 08, 2013 0 Comments Facebook is a group of wonderful people who come together and share posts and make friends.   This is  an extension of the MEspace website.  Just click on the link top right on the menu bar and you will be transported to the warmest group of people who will welcome you with […]


MEspace Summer!

June, 24, 2013 0 Comments

   Some beautiful new doodles have appeared on MEspace and apologies that due to absence at the Breakspear hospital they have been slow to go up.  There has been a slight technical hitch with the doodle alerts not coming through on email so we were not aware of them previously but this is soon to […]


Breakspear Medical Group

June, 16, 2013 2 Comments

    Many apologies for a delayed blog.  We have been visiting the Breakspear Medical Group in Hemel Hempstead to start our treatment for Charlie’s Lyme Disease.   Charlie was diagnosed with ME/CFS in 2009 after suffering a severe bout of flu in October 2008 which left him debilitated and exhausted.  He has since left […]



June, 06, 2013 0 Comments

         My World has been launched on MEspace!  This is a new and exciting part of the website where you can have your own page and put in it whatever you like!  You can upload pictures, photographs or anything that you think is relevant to your world.  Your dreams, your inspirations, your […]


Inspiring cards

June, 01, 2013 0 Comments

Another inspiring card made by Victoria Buchan – thank you Victoria.  The simplicity and beauty of it is inspiring and shows us that in the midst of all the hardship there is still beauty to be found, to lift our spirits and make us feel strong.  So many brave people out there living lives of […]



May, 26, 2013 0 Comments

    Lyme Disease is a bacterial infection that is caught from the bite of an infected tick, mostly from deer in the woodlands and forests.  It started in the town of Old Lyme, Connecticut in 1975, when a strange outbreak of illness was witnessed by the residents.  It has since spread throughout the United […]


MEspace ‘My World’

May, 17, 2013 0 Comments

        MY WORLD     We are in the process of constructing a ‘My World’ section where you can put up photos or any writing you like and add other things – like your own page really.  Or even a bit like Pinterest – add photos of anything that you like or […]


MEspace International M.E. Awareness Day May 12th

May, 11, 2013 0 Comments

        For International ME/CFS Awareness Day, May 12th, people around the world are raising awareness of this debilitating illness,  and this year it seems that thanks to the wonders of technology we can reach further than ever before.  People will have to sit up and listen, they cannot ignore us any more, […]


Welcome to MEspace!

May, 06, 2013 0 Comments

A very warm welcome to our new members of MEspace!  We are so glad you have joined us,  and are delighted to welcome our latest members  from Ghana, Cuba, India and the Czech Republic.  We also have members (apart from the UK) from The States, Vietnam, France , Germany and the Caribbean Islands!   We […]


MEspace Doodle Poster for ME/CFS Awareness

April, 30, 2013 0 Comments

  Here is the fabulous poster made from contributions to the doodle gallery.  There is another one coming out with different doodles so that we can incorporate as many as we can.  This poster will be going into the Open Houses in The Brighton Arts Festival throughout May.  It will be viewed by many who will not […]


MEspace doodles

April, 28, 2013 0 Comments

Thanks to Hannah for two fantastic doodles!  Both beautiful in different ways – the delicate’ Spirit of Spring’  (love the title!) and the powerful ‘Energised’.  Thank you Hannah.                        


Welcome to MEspace!

April, 27, 2013 2 Comments

   A very warm welcome to all the new members of MEspace who have joined recently!  It is wonderful to have you here with us – MEspace is growing rapidly into an extremely creative and visually stunning site (thanks to your contributions!) and hopefully a place where people can come and just take some time […]


These sunny days…….

April, 21, 2013 0 Comments

  Ahh… the glories of summer.  Suddenly the weather has catapulted into Spring/Summer with warm sunny days and the parks filled with the laughter of children playing with their friends, throwing frisbees, kicking footballs, playing tennis whilst dogs scamper around on the flower scented lawns…. a picture of happiness surely and a welcome relief after […]



April, 17, 2013 2 Comments

    ‘Like dance, the pleasure that calligraphy gives the eye lies in the excellence and aptness of its rhythm and gesture’.Andrew van der  Merwe     The word Calligraphy comes from the Greek words kallos which means ‘beauty’ and graphe which means ‘writing’.  It has been used throughout the centuries and its origins were […]


Welcome to MEspace!

April, 13, 2013 0 Comments

  Welcome to the new members of MEspace!  A very warm welcome to the new members of MEspace  who have joined over the last week or so.  It is really good to have you here with us, especially as some of you are from different countries around the world.  It is very heartening to see […]


Doodles please!

April, 08, 2013 0 Comments

     With ME/CFS Awareness day approaching it would be great to be able to make a contribution from MEspace, so lets get doodling!   If you look in the Doodle Gallery and take a section of it and imagine it enlarged with writing underneath that is what it will look like.  Simple, colourful and […]


May 12th ME/CFS Awareness Day – MEspace contributions

April, 04, 2013 0 Comments

WHY ME?  by Poppy Sansom May 12th – 18th is ME/CFS Awareness Week and Sunday May 12th is ME/CFS Awareness Day.    This coincides with the Brighton Arts Festival which takes place throughout the month of May. We were wondering if the members of MEspace would contribute doodles towards a  DOODLE POSTER  that we could […]


Welcome to MEspace!

April, 01, 2013 0 Comments

  Wow! That’s a pretty impressive welcome – makes your eyes go a bit funny doesn’t it!  A very warm welcome to the new members of MEspace.  We hope you are enjoying the site and please let us know if there is anything you would like to add or change about it.  We are a relatively new […]


MEspace Easter (cont.)

March, 28, 2013 0 Comments

A very Happy Easter to all at MEspace! “There’s nothing better than a good friend, except a good friend with CHOCOLATE.”Linda Grayson  Easter is nearly here,  and if you are stuck for a few more ideas before the great day (and possibly the great family) descends upon you,  check out these blogs ……  This is […]


MEspace Easter

March, 21, 2013 0 Comments

  Easter is approaching and it is that time of year again which involves adorable fluffy yellow things and yellow daffodils and yellow baskets full of yellow rafia and yellow (and a few other colours) spotted eggs.  In fact I think we could safely say the predominant colour is yellow!  We love it!  It is […]


Ducks ducks everywhere!

March, 18, 2013 0 Comments

THANK YOU for the superb duck contributions that have been flooding the doodle gallery recently!!  They are having a grand party it seems!  We will wait until the quackers stop coming before we decide the winner.  Just take a look at these stunning guys:        DID YOU KNOW? All ducks have highly waterproof […]


Welcome to MEspace!

March, 17, 2013 0 Comments

  To all the newcomers today a very warm welcome to MEspace!  It’s excellent to have you here,  and we hope you have enjoyed looking at the site.  If you feel tempted to upload anything that you have done (pictures or poems or videos etc.) please do and don’t be shy! We welcome all levels , […]


Gluten free and fabulous for MEspace

March, 16, 2013 0 Comments

  Gluten free cooking is good for ME/CFS as it stops the wheat and gluten causing extra tiredness and keeps blood sugar levels balanced.  Although in the past we have not been great fans of gluten free products due to their somewhat cardboard-like taste (the bread!),  you can find some really lovely things these days […]


Poetry inspiration for MEspace

March, 12, 2013 0 Comments

  ‘Poetry is a deal of joy and pain and wonder, with a dash of the dictionary.’  ~Kahlil Gibran There are many different types of poems, there are sonnets and odes and haiku s, there are limericks and epics and free verses….many different ways to express your emotions in rhyming or non rhyming form.  We […]


MEspace Mums

March, 08, 2013 2 Comments

    Hundreds of dewdrops to greet the dawn, Hundreds of bees in the purple clover, Hundreds of butterflies on the lawn, But only one mother the wide world over. ~George Cooper   This is especially for the MEspace Mums.  Here’s wishing you a very happy mother’s day on Sunday and hoping you are treated […]


Welcome to MEspace/ Room decorations for MEspace

March, 05, 2013 0 Comments

    Welcome to all the newcomers in MEspace.  It’s so good to have you on board and we are now attracting people from many parts of the world – we would love to hear from you and see contributions from different countries.  Please use the chat room for the moment, although it is being […]


Delightful Doodles for MEspace

February, 28, 2013 0 Comments

  Here are some new doodles – just love the captions that go with them which people do not see:      princessteenie says of ‘Angel’  ‘this is an angel in pink, drawn because sometimes we all need a guardian angel to watch over us’ Tina says of ‘Brain Fog’ ‘This is what my brain […]


MEspace Create!

February, 28, 2013 0 Comments

  Here are some ideas for arts and crafts, either for Mother’s Day or just for any day!   CARD MAKING Let’s Stamp!    Rubber stamping is a quick and easy way to make cards with less effort involved if you are feeling tired, and yet you can produce some stunning cards that will no […]


MEspace Mother’s Day

February, 21, 2013 0 Comments

  Mother’s Day is just around the corner and its a chance for all of us to shower the ones we love with cards or gifts and tell them how wonderful they are!!  For people with ME/CFS as Mums themselves, as Mum’s of our children who are suffering, or those whose Mum’s look after them, […]


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