Monthly Archives: December 2013

An Educational Experiment Produces Results

Back in October, I wrote a post about a book I’d read called The Film Club. I found the central premise of the book fascinating: Film as an enabler for further education and support. Is it possible to learn from … Continue reading

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The Perfect Christmas

Well, dear Reader, I hope your yuletide celebrations have been enjoyable. Ours always start on Christmas Eve, with a trip to the town’s theatre and the pantomime. Full of corny gags, terrible singing and Z-list celebrities, it’s always a total … Continue reading

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Me and Tosca

Non-horsey folk should look away, or have a laugh at me in my goggly riding glasses (never wear my hard contact lenses for riding) and un-attractive skull helmet. Had to put up a picture of big hearted, gentle Tosca. I … Continue reading

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Catching Up

At last, the Christmas holidays are nearly here. Work was crazy during December, severely curtailing reading and writing activities. Time to start catching up. I’m just hoping that my late night purchasing of Christmas presents have proved to be … … Continue reading

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Horse Riding and Dystonia. Progress Report 20.

Last night, I finally reached ‘base camp’ in my uphill trek to return to competitive riding – A rossette! Yes, finally screwed up the courage to enter a competition and got placed. Hurrah! I realise that to write about this … Continue reading

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Wolverine

I’d hate to give the impression that I spend every Saturday night slumped in front of the TV, with a glass of wine in one hand and the remote in the other, but truth will out. After a hard week’s … Continue reading

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