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How an expansive sky lifts my spirit

Today the Shetland Islands felt like a little piece of heaven floating on the Atlantic Ocean. A midsummer sun woke us early this morning; it was warm all day and the sky was like a fairytale. 169 more words


The new look Big English Blog

A while ago I mentioned I was going to give my blog a facelift, well you can now see the result. No panic – it is nothing major, just a bit of tweeking and twiddling. 409 more words


Abigail's Even Bigger Girl Camera

On the occasion of Abigail’s sixth birthday, her grandmother gave her a real, fully functional point and shoot camera. Since then, she has done quite a bit of pointing and shooting. 270 more words


A Year of Hibernation

So, another Oats update for ya?

  • Thursday- I had my riding lesson with Nicole. I saw her out in the field with her other students, and decided to pick up my big girl panties and have a lesson out there too.
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Playful animals on a Summer’s day

Yesterday was the hottest day of the year in the Shetland Isles; the temperature was somewhere around a comfortable 21℃. Fortunately we are not afflicted by midges, that curse of Scottish Summers as the continuous sea breeze moves them along.  227 more words


Beautiful Horses in Calliope

 There’s nothing quite like touching a horse for the first time, being nervous yet excited, and even though it may not be so tame, you can’t help but reach out to their long neck… 43 more words

Wild Ponies - Long Mynd. Shropshire.

The wild ponies that make the Long Mynd their home are a common sight for most, throughout the year.

They never seem to stray too far away from the roads or footpaths, and are fairly tolerant of foot and car traffic. 27 more words