Riding Instructor's Diary

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I'm a self-employed riding instructor (BHSAI/Int.Teaching)with big dreams and even bigger plans. I started this Diary in July 2007 to record the process of becoming who I want to be - a successful trainer, teacher and rider. Or at least try...



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Yes it's a Xmassy duvet cover don't judge ;) I love Xmas' vibeAbout 6.45AM Jazz sits on my head. She knows my alarm is set for 7.05AM "Every Day", I swear she knows because she also knows other stable timings in her life like breakfast time, dinner t...

The trouble is...

on Aug 28, 2016

Likeminded people, those who share our views, values, support what we do, are few and far between. One of mine passed away today. Even though we all know death is an intrinsic part of our existence, it is still shocking when it comes so suddenly and...

Trying to work but this happened ;) Jazzy wants to go out so she jumps on top of me ;) More on her in the next post.Two weeks ago I started filling in this form which, once filled, will go onwards to be the part of a funding application. I got half w...

Life I love :) I wasn't sure whether to write this post. After all, emotions can be volatile, we feel overwhelmed or angry or sad but it passes and perhaps best to keep that private.But then I thought, hey it would be good to look back and reali...

Missing the Invincible

on Jun 15, 2016 in: Life

From my book that I decided not to go ahead with publishing:Rochester, UK 2002I didn't plan to arrive so late. Now it's midnight and besides a piece of paper with an address, I have nothing to guide me to my destination. There are no taxis outside th...

Them lucky people....

on Jun 1, 2016 in: Life, Work

Imagine, if there really was something such as "pure luck"... It would mean that no matter what you do, you have no real control over the outcome of your situation. It would mean, no amount of effort on your part could steer you in the direction of y...

In the clouds

on May 18, 2016 in: thoughts

It only takes about forty five seconds for the Waitrose coffee machine to make you a free cup of coffee. The dark liquid comes first, followed by milky one. The best part comes at the end when the nozzles rev up and produce the thickest, whitest of f...