Chinese New Year

As you must know the Chinese Year of the Horse has begun. To celebrate it I’m posting a few pics of horses I’ve met , some of which you may have seen before. Click for a bigger view of any photo.

I wasn’t born in a horse year and as I’m not keen on the animal of my birth year I’m not telling you what it is!

This is the best article I came across about the year of the horse, enjoy!


100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups Week#119

… whenever I hear it, I think of you …. is Julia’s prompt this week, here are my 100.


Sea King

They rush to get the boys off the football pitch. One, in green shorts and a striped top dribbles a ball in circles, oblivious of the shouts; he’s waiting for grommet surgery. Soon even he hears it, or feels the vibrations, and runs out of the way of the big yellow bird, coming in to land next to the hospital. It’s the Sea King again, whenever I hear it, I think of you.

If the air ambulance had space for both of us, you might have made it too, but it didn’t, they took me, leaving you to bleed.