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Brunehilde’s Terrible Fate … drawing inspiration from disaster

“La Vie du Château” Aah …. the good life, in French. And here’s a rather gorgeous, distant view of a pair of châteaux which crown a rocky outcrop above the Gorges d’Aveyron, an hour or so’s drive from here.  (You … Continue reading

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Walking the walk…and talking the talk?

So, after my second bone-break this year, and getting back to riding again after a further layoff,  I am thrilled to find that my lively Pom seems no different than if he’d simply had a fortnight’s holiday! But both of us are … Continue reading

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She’s back with that saddle again!

Autumn sunshine slants in the background and a handsome old horse in the autumn of his years, leaves wreathed in his mane, basks in the afternoon warmth.  He’s content in his retirement and quite relieved he no longer has to shoulder the … Continue reading

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Finally back in the Saddle…..

I’ve been looking forward to this moment for nearly six months, and inching closer to it in the last couple of weeks.  My broken leg is feeling stronger and I’m walking well enough to be confident leading the horses.  I’ve … Continue reading

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Back on Board my Spanish “Sparkler”

It’s over five months since I splintered the top of my tibia in mid-March and, apart from sharing the gorgeousness of the early summer garden with you, I haven’t wanted to publish and bore you with my thoughts on the blog … Continue reading

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