Category Archives: Horses

Long Reining in the Long Rain

What has happened to the days of wearing shorts and sharing music out of wound-down car windows? Where is summer? The greenery suggests it is here. The need to fill jerry cans with petrol for the lawn mower is here, … Continue reading

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The Sounds of Monnington

I was awake at 4.30am, listening to the dawn chorus, both mornings. On the first morning, it was not the birdsong that woke me but worry. What had I done? We are so new to this carriage driving adventure that … Continue reading

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Steady Eddie (not his real name)

It has been a long time since I posted here – and not for lack of material, more for lack of spare space in my head and time.   We’ve been busy. So here is a photographic blog recording our return … Continue reading

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Distracted

Am I supposed to be writing essays?  Yes! Am I getting distracted? Yes! But somehow it is suddenly imperative that I record these funnies from the family. Rich Tea Boy while on a car journey: “I have just seen a … Continue reading

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Quality – Magic Moments

“Bye fatties!” Longshanks shouted as we left the yard and set off on the track for our usual Dapple-bum drive.  In an undertone,  I said, “That’s no way to refer to your sisters” who were walking across the yard.   “I … Continue reading

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School in the Swing and Things

It really is no chore to take my lovely husband to the station first thing in the morning when the station’s neighbour welcomes us like this! Having wished him well for the day, I returned home to see the Carneddau … Continue reading

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A Summer to Remember

“A Summer to remember” he said, describing all that has happened so far. What an accurate description. Camp was a great success. Rich Tea Boy loved it and talked and talked and talked (he’s good at that) about everything that … Continue reading

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