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Ghost Busters

Christine has a new co-worker on the scene, Anton.  They have a shared love of Classical Dressage and have been imposing this love onto all the horses at the manor.  Thrilled by their achievements they inform Mary, who is excited … Continue reading

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A Sorry State

“It must have been the puppies” A chorus that always seemed to be cried by all when something went awry in the household and still appeared to make anger turn to laughter.  Albeit wearing a little thin now since Banjo’s … Continue reading

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An interview with Charmian Hussey

In my quest to improve my writing skills and learn from the masters, I interviewed Charmian Hussey.  Charmian’s life is fascinating in itself: top fashion model, archaeologist, Oxford graduate, rare-dog breeder, traveller, a friend to Agatha Christie, she is also … Continue reading

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On writing and blogging – an interview with Andy Szpuk

In my quest to learn more about writing, I interviewed Andy Szpuk. Novelist, short story writer and poet, Andy Szpuk is based in Nottingham, UK. His historical memoir ‘Sliding on the Snow Stone’ is available from multiple web retailers and is … Continue reading

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Slings & Arrows

On a bright sunny morning the majority of the household were awoken by what sounded like builders mid-renovation.  Deandre, Tiffany and Mary opened their bedroom windows in almost perfect unison to see one of the Spanish horses elegantly piaffing outside … Continue reading

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Short back and sides

Mary is a little shell shocked.  She thought she knew her way around the world, had met every possible character in life, had seen everything.. and then one day she arrived at the Manor. Deandre was a revelation; immaculate, attractive, … Continue reading

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Shiny Boots

After providing breakfast for his four legged creatures, Deandre was now enjoying a well deserved flat white coffee and croissant his best friend had just purchased from the local Costa Cafe bar (the only thing she knew to help soften … Continue reading

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