Monday Minstrel: Celebration

“Being alive everyday is blessing enough to celebrate everyday.”-—Terry Mark Celebration! This week iScriblr has given us the word Celebration as her Freedom of Expression challenge and asks us to write a blog post about what it means to us. Well, for me celebration is being able to ride my horse; to ride, to train…

Monday Minstrel: A Quote for the New Year.

“Your story is what you have, what you will always have. It is something to own.”——- Michelle Obama A new year starts tomorrow. 365 opportunities. Your story is waiting to be written. By you!

Monday Minstrel: Horses Ancient and Modern in India

One of the things I enjoy about blogging is the opportunity to learn from other bloggers about parts of the world that I have never visited.¬† A couple of days ago I visited the blog website of S. Jayaraman and found some very interesting¬† photos of horse sculptures. Here is the first one that captured…

Monday Minstrel:Showing off!

I photographed these two horse figures in the home of former British Prime Mnister, the late Edward Heath. He had collected these pieces in China. The one in the foreground is a replica of a very famous bronze statue dating from the Eastern Han Dynasty ( AD 25-220) that was found in 1969 in the…

Monday Minstrel: Forget St.George. The horse did it!

St. George gets all the credit for slaying that dragon but let’s face it. The horse did it. The horse did all the trampling and St. George just administered the coup de grace. I have always associated St. George with Britain but it seems he also had large following¬† in the Russian Orthodox church and…