On December 23rd our first kid was born and I wasn't even there for the birth! We named her Lisa. Our baby goat is 2 months old now. She still enjoys having cuddles - but now she's quite a bit bigger. [gallery...read more
I’ve had my horses at home for 6 weeks and have studied them carefully (also known as sitting with a large Martini lazily watching them). I have noticed there are a few recurring games my boys like to play.
My personal favourite, and Rocco’s all time favourite, is Bum Kiss Chase. This involves…read more
Finally, after 14 days of working in the Spanish sun (35 degrees today!) the new fence and gate is finished. And why did we need a new fence? Because the old fence, of 1m20 just wasn't high enough for the baby. He could jump it, easily, and...read more
We had an impromptu photoshoot to celebrate one month of having the horses at home. Here are some gratuitously gorgeous photos of my lovely horses…read more
Over the last couple of years I have taught Renoir to have his feet picked, be groomed and be tacked up loose – he doesn’t need to be tied. He will happily stand and let me pickup his feet, get rid of the stones and poo, clean him all over (including his boy bits)…read more
I decided, in another moment of pure genius, that it would be a great idea to buy another horse. So I did. Meet Barroco XIX – a pure-bred (PRE) Spanish stallion. He’s not quite 2 years old and the advert for the little devil taught me two new Spanish words – cerril and indomable – wild and untamable!…read more
After our month of reduced work because of some pain and tenderness in Renoir’s back, I’ve been coming up with a plan to get both of our bellies and butts back into shape. So of course, the weather took an immediate turn for the worse to put a stop to all that. Rain, wind, nearby tornadoes…read more
At the start of 2010 my husband wanted to do something nice for me for my 40th birthday, so he arranged for me to come face to face with a 2 metre shark…read more
I’ve dived with sharks.
I can do a handstand – just!
I’m a published author – I’ve written more than 20 books…
He likes polo mints! In fact he loves any kind of food, just like his mommy.
He can undo the zip on my jodhpurs.
He’s really good at escaping and finding food…