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#ShelfieSunday: My Colourful Life: from Red to Amber

Review of Ginger McCain, My Colourful Life: from Red to Amber. London: Headline Book Publishing, 2005, 2006, 2014.

Review by Anastasija Ropa

    In this lively autobiography, Ginger McCain, a trainer of racehorses, best-known as the trainer who has won the Grand National four times, tells of his experience of horses on and off the racetrack over more than half a century. 973 more words


Triathletes are intimately aware of the difficulties of making transitions from one sport to another. The transition from swim to bike, and from bike to run each requires a change of equipment and a new mode of engagement. 970 more words

Hey there Delilah, or, How I came to the steeplechase

Hey there Delilah, or, How I came to the steeplechase

I’ve put this one off for ages. Now I’ve actually been put forward for the Commonwealth Games it seems to be the right time to pull this particular curtain back. 1,551 more words

Atari Steeplechase: Weekend Pickup!

You’ll recall the arcade raid story I told a few weeks back about the haul of cabs we rescued from an abandoned house in rural France… 1,267 more words


The Aiken Steeplechase

I was in Aiken South Carolina this weekend. A family friend of ours has a place down there and welcomed us for some of the fall horse festivities! 79 more words


Out of time: part one

Introduction: life and death

This one matters. If you, good reader, would spend time perusing one of my blogs, this is probably the wisest choice. Promise. 1,489 more words


So I missed our lecture this past Monday on taking Panoramic photos so I kind of had to figure it out on my own. You start out by shooting multiple photos of the same scene but move your camera in each shot. 113 more words