Horses have taken up the best part of my life but when breast cancer came along and tipped life on its head, I had to have a re-think. Big, strong, young horses are not the easiest things to deal with at the best of times but when you have been pretty sick and surgery has … More Saddle to Saddle
I remember when I first heard the word ‘cancer’ it was in 1964 and I was seven. I was brought up on cowboy films and it was probably from here that I developed my love of horses and an affinity for the underdog, the under-dog being the ‘Injuns’ over the ‘land stealing cowboys’. John … More True Grit
Breast cancer brought about many questions in my life but one of the biggest was, did I want to continue the relationship I had with what I thought were, my two life-long buddies, my breasts. Throughout my life, I have had a shifting relationship with my boobs. While I have always thought them aesthetically pleasing … More Be careful what you wish for!
In support of Breast Cancer awareness month, I was asked to write a letter to my body. I thought I might share it with you here. I hope you like it… Dear Body, For the best part of my life, you have served me well. Together we kept fit living an outdoor, country life. Too … More A Letter to my Body
I have to confess that I have never been much of a cook, one pan recipes are my saviour, the fewer the ingredients the better. That said, I recently made a cheese and onion flan, only two ingredients, cheese and onion, yet I managed to forget the onion! Not that long ago I juggled several … More Souper Powers