Bonfire night

Bonfire night is always freezing cold in my memory Do you love the fireworks? My abiding memory of bonfire night when I was small was of toffee apples and an amazing firework display. The weather was crisp and dry, the bonfire was enormous and roaring up to the sky,...

Household cavalry on TV

Did you happen to see the lovely programme on TV about the household cavalry? I was very amused to see the horse riding training episode, where several of the youngsters had enormous difficulty getting onto their horses. Some also fell off as soon as they were asked...

Not so very surprising!

At the Royal Windsor Horse show last week I met a number of old friends, which was not surprising. ‘Horsey people’ gathered together in a common interest like that – it stands to reason doesn’t it? And it’s very much part of what I love...

Spring has sprung!

Spring has arrived in our garden and the daffodils are almost over, I can’t believe how fast this year has gone! I thought you might like to see something that’s not a horse, so here’s a lovely pot of daffodils and tulips bursting forth in harmony on...

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...