Cleaning

Cleaning
Cleaning – a year of lockdown has seen me address some parts of my house that have been ignored for a good while! One of my favourite jobs has been to sort through my Jewellery collection, with some cleaning and caretaking along the way. Most of my Jewellery is sterling...

Working with Silver & my Husband

Working with Silver & my Husband
Silver is a wonderful metal to work with, it is very malleable and there are so many different ways and techniques that can be used to create jewellery. It is also a relatively unreactive metal, so good to sit next to the skin. Working as a married couple has far...

My Dartmoor Pony

My naughtiest pony – she was called Tor, or Bath Tor Royal in full. She was a very pretty dark bay Dartmoor pony and thought a lot of herself. I had saved for a long time and bought her to drive, something I had always wanted to do. She lived...

Growing up with a horse mad Father

As children, my brother and I spent a lot of time following my father around cross country courses with hammers, staples, rope and flags in hand. My father designed and built a variety of courses and organized a number of 3 day events. When we lived in South Wales this...

Horse Charities

Good for you in so many ways. We always try to support as many horse charities as we can. When I hear about horses and ponies being used to help us humans who are struggling with life I can't help but think of my Dad again. He rode all his...

Growing up with horses

We have always lived with horses. My father used to be a point-to-point jockey and there is never a time that I remember that horses weren’t a big part of our lives. Dad loved everything about horses, and he loved spending time with them, sometimes more so than humans! One...

Creative Scarecrows

Creative Scarecrows
The village created a challenge to create the best 'scarecrow' out of household objects and sit them outside their houses. There was over 70 entries! What a great idea! - maybe a good one to get the kids (or adults) creative minds flowing, even just to make your neighbours smile...

Keep Smiling

Keep Smiling
How cute is this! It's so lovely to see the sense of community spirit that has arisen more than ever since lockdown began, and stumbling upon this painted rock on my walk today really did make me smile! #walking #lockdown #keepsmiling #communityspirit

Picnic!

Picnic!
With the lockdown restrictions having been eased slightly, we have decided to take advantage of the lovely weather this weekend. We are dusting off the picnic blanket and cool bag so we can take a picnic with us on our long walk and stop in a scenic spot and enjoy the views with...