Every August, back in Hartpury, Gloucestershire, a three day eventing trial occurs. Eventing, in the horse world, is a combination of three major equine disciplines: Dressage, Show Jumping and Cross Country. It originated in the military and was introduced as an Olympic sport in the early 20th century. So what exactly are these different stages? … More Horse Trials
I’m the most unstereotypical British person ever. I do not like tea. Well….I don’t like the bog standard black teas, those which the British are famed for drinking. Sure, I may get strange looks when I tell people I’d rather have herbal, but hey ho, I don’t think i’ll ever like black tea! Whenever I … More My Favourite Teas
So a few months ago I started on some antidepressants, and for the time being I think they may have actually started to work, helping me to get through my uni exams. I took them religiously and I did feel like I was on the path to recovery. Exams finished and I headed back home … More Forgetful me.
Nearly every year, my family and I travel down to Land’s End, at the tip of Cornwall, a peninsula county in Southern England. It’s well-known for pasties, surfing, abandoned tin mines and what I believe to be the greatest fish and chips in the world. We usually stay relatively close to Land’s End, and I … More Beautiful Land’s End
So one of my main hobbies, keeping me calm during my studies, is all kinds of art. But for me, it almost always has something to do with animals, and especially horses! It really detaches me from the world, preventing stresses and allowing me to escape. I’ve always had an arty side to me, with … More Artsy
Goodness me, I had no idea how much stuff I had accumulated whilst at uni until packing it all up last week. After boxing all of my things, we could hardly squeeze it all into Dad’s car! I was squidged in the back, no leg space or anything. But now i’m home and so glad … More Going Home
Just to note, this was not my original idea. I found this somewhere on pinterest, so take no credit for it. But i’d like to just show you how well it worked! So for this, I used an old Jack Daniel’s bottle (can’t stand the stuff so let someone else drink it!) and found a … More Jack Daniels Soap