You can call me Ami, a Southern born belle of the United Kingdom, blogging from a sunny seaside town by the name of Southsea.
I launched Lotales in 2012 as a way of documenting and sharing my adventures, photographs and creative endeavours.
A 2006 Portsmouth University graduate I took my first class fashion degree and proceeded to launch my own creative brand Mia Mai. I specialise in illustration, fashion and creative experiences. I also work part-time in a unique craft organisation called Making Space and free-lance creative teach in my ‘spare time’.
In 2012 I met and fell in love with a beautiful gentleman by the name of Maxwell. It is what you might call a true love story. We reside in a quirky old house by the sea which we love and have filled with a mix of the old, the odd and the beautiful.
On Christmas Day 2015 Maxwell proposed and we are now in the middle of planning the wedding of our dreams. It will be a very DIY affair and I’ll be blogging throughout sharing the ups and downs of being a creative, control-freak boho bride to be…
N.B. In January 2015 I ‘accidentally’ cleared out the majority of my media library to make some space for new uploads… I didn’t realise it would effect the blog posts in place so my apologies if you are going back through the archives and cant find any images… Trust me, I’m distraught.
For the images that do remain… Content © Lo Tales & Mia Mai unless other wise stated. All rights reserved. You may not take any images or content from this site without written permission. Other images/content credited where possible.