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You can take a horse to water…

There’s a phrase which goes, “You can take a horse to water but you can’t make him drink”. The lateral ( as opposed to literal) meaning being that there are some tasks that it is rather hard to complete, especially if it’s not all...

Selle Français

It’s Wikipedia so it must be true. Selle Français The Selle Français is a breed of sport horse from France. It is renowned primarily for its success in show jumping, but many have also been successful in dressage and eventing. An athletic horse with good gaits, it is...

A slice of Pi

A slice of Pi. The Lusitano, also known as the Pure Blood Lusitano or PSL, is a Portuguese horse breed, closely related to the Spanish Andalusian horse. Both are sometimes called Iberian horses, as the breeds both developed on the Iberian peninsula, and until the...

How do you wear your scarf?

I’m often asked about how to wear a scarf. Well there are books, videos and all all sorts of information on this to be had. I have to admit I generally go for simplicity, as I am not a fussy dresser, and I don’t have lots of luxuriant hair which makes it...

More about the silk scarves

My mention of luxury silk scarves has prompted a few questions. So here’s a little film displaying them for you. I admit that I have a favourite to wear, based on my preferred colours, but I don’t have a favourite when it comes to just admiring and feeling...

Filmstar

I’m attaching a short film of me photographing a horse so I can show you something about me that might be of interest. I was lucky enough to be able to photograph Snip, a most obliging horse, who looks great in the film. You can see how well he behaves even with...

It’s raining new horsey gift ideas!

Whenever I go to an exhibition at one of the London galleries, I always seem to end up in the gift shop. I find the goods that reflect the content of the exhibition very enticing! Recently I saw an exhibition of David Hockney’s South Yorkshire images, which was really...

Le blog Francais!

So I am in Bordeaux today about to set off on a photography trip around the coast of France near here. Without knowing much about it I booked a hotel near the airport and found that in front of the building there is a statue of a horse. A pinkish purple horse! This is...

It’s been a funny old week!

For a person who likes to imagine she specialises in photographing horses it’s been a funny old week! I’ve done a corporate shoot for a friend who has a new website in planning and that was a lot of fun. Next came a magnificent house which has been built and partly...