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Shop Feature - Rebecca Arnold Art

It’s been a very quiet week at Goodnight Boutique (for various not-so-fabulous reasons), and as such, I thought I’d dedicate today’s post to introducing you to a wonderful new Etsy shop, that you simply must have a little look at!  182 more words

Craft Blog

Middleham Open Day - Good Friday 2013

This year I visited Middleham Open Day for the very first time and its an event I can highly recommend for any lovers of horses and horse racing. 276 more words

2012 Grand National

Grand National Greys

Every year, thousands of punters bet on the Grand National based on one simple factor: the colour of the horse. Grey horses have, for some unknown reason, become increasingly popular every year for decades amongst punters, despite their terrible record in the race. 448 more words

Old Friends Return to Aintree

In 2013, we see the return of old friends to the biggest, toughest race in the world. Although last year’s winner, Neptune Collonges, has retired, many of those who ran home behind him will head back to Aintree to try their hand again at this ‘lottery’. 630 more words

Horse Racing

Haydock to stage Welsh National re-match

The build-up to arguably the biggest jumps race of the year – the John Smith’s Aintree Grand National – is underway and Welsh National victor Monbeg Dude and runner-up Teaforthree may well meet again soon, … 323 more words

National Hunt Racing News

Will Neptune Collonges take up hunting?

An update on Neptune Collonges, winner of the 2012 John Smith’s Aintree Grand National appeared in Horse & Hound, reveals that plans are being made for his retirement. 102 more words



Having had a lovely weekend I troop into work on Tuesday feeling quite chilled and able to deal with anything! My stomach is playing up but then considering the raspberry cocktail and vomiting incident and the excessive amount of trifle I had eaten whilst watching  Charlton Heston’s overacting its only to be expected. 1,458 more words