Tag Archives: Horses

Hobby horses

There was a time when I had in my care and possession a very large horse. My dear husband expressed an interest in having a go at riding the large beast and so I took him at his word, tacked … Continue reading

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Marmite for the Soul

This truly is a meadow in an old fashioned sense; rarely seen these days with clover and harebells et al. Although rarely seen, I am treated to this view of beauty from my kitchen door. Today it was therapeutic ‘marmite … Continue reading

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Daft Dogs and Darling Teens

It was wet and windy.  Should I be surprised?  No!  This is Wales.  It was the eve of Longshanks’ birthday and he was energised by anticipation.  It was the last day left to move the sheep.  These were the perfect … Continue reading

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Chatsworth 2015

I stressed.  I nagged.  I flapped.  I worried.  I fretted.  I didn’t want to go.  Dapplebum was a pickle and played up when the children schooled him.  We changed his bit.  He played up.  Longshanks long reined, and long reined … Continue reading

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Starting Small

The children have been exercising themselves and Little-legs today by building a make shift obstacle course. This is to help Little-legs with his steering. He loved the mental challenge. It is finally feeling like Summer and a little bit of … Continue reading

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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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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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