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2015-05-10 Wales, Llanymynech

There’s lots of climbs here to do – I haven’t even ticked 10% yet, and it is a sheltered venue for when it isn’t great weather-wise.  We warm up on a long but somewhat disjointed (and rope draggy) … 127 more words


Poetry Workshop Day

Another retrospective post today; I wanted to talk about a poetry workshop I went to a couple of months ago. Offa’s Press is a West Midlands-focused small poetry publisher, who also run courses, workshops and mentoring. 524 more words


A hidden gem of industrial history

Well, I admit it, I got a bit obsessed. With a Hoffmann kiln out of all things. For those of you not familiar with it, it’s a special kind of kiln (a type of “oven” that produces very high temperatures) that was used for the production of bricks or, in this case, for lime-burning. 602 more words


Day Tripper - A Sunday At Llanymynech

Despite been greeted by rain when I returned from El Chorro, some of the sunshine I left behind seems to have followed me home and I managed to get my first day out on rock in the U.K. 804 more words



Welcome to my blog!

I hope everyone will enjoy following me on my journey trying to get to the top level of eventing!

After a very difficult season last year, which began with a lovely sunny March then continued with rain, rain… and more rain; Donovan injuring his tendon in early May and then after only managing to get to our 5th event with Ali (rain) I got a tad over excited about how fantastically she had gone cross country at Llanymynech in September that we went a rather spectacular “SPLAT” at the last fence and I broke my collar bone and that was it for the 2012 season…. 141 more words

Llanymynech Horse Trials...

I must admit I was glad to be tucked away cosily in our trailer at times last Saturday during the British Eventing at Llanymynech. Poor Abi and Richard got rained on, sleeted on and blown away at various points of the day. 88 more words