Tag: HM Horse Guards

  • Churchill was not the only famous Winston.

    Churchill was not the only famous Winston.

    I recently got an interesting comment from Susan who had read my blog post “The Day I met a Cavalry Black”. In this post I had called the horse Winston. I had just made this up to be honest, as I felt he was such a nice fellow I should give him a name. But…

  • Geometry

    Geometry! Not my favorite subject in school but this week Patti has given us the Lens-Artists Challenge of Geometry. When I thought about it I realized that the discipline of Dressage has a lot of geometry in it. The dressage arena is a rectangle : 20 meters by 60 meters. At the lower test levels…

  • Travel Photo Challenge Day Two

    Travel Photo Challenge Day Two

    I have taken up Rupali’s challenge to post a favorite travel photo, no explanation, one photo a day for ten days. I am not nominating other bloggers but why not join me. I know lots of bloggers have some wonderful travel photos that we would enjoy seeing. Mine will all be horse related.

  • Precious Moments

    Precious Moments

    This week Amy has given us the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge of Precious Moments. Here are some of mine “The most precious gift of life is to be alive.” ― Lailah Akita In the Pandemic I often remind myself that it is a gift indeed to be alive and to be able to have these precious moments.…

  • Magic in the Old.              Magic in the New.

    Magic in the Old. Magic in the New.

    The trick is to successfully combine the two.

  • Waiting….


    It’s about how you wait.

  • I Pick London!

    I Pick London!

    “Why, Sir, you find no man, at all intellectual, who is willing to leave London. No, Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.” Dr. Samuel Johnson London is my favorite city in the world. I visited it often when I was a child…

  • A Royal Road.

    A Royal Road.

    Weighing 3 tonnes it takes 6 horses to pull it.

  • Marching Lines, Mounted Lines, Lined up Lines!

    Marching Lines, Mounted Lines, Lined up Lines!

    This week’s WordPress Photo Challenge is “Lines”.  Here is my response with photos from the rehearsal of the  Trooping of the Color in London England. Lines marching and mounted coming up the Mall in front of Buckingham Palace and the Horse Guards lined up waiting to start down the Mall. To see some of the…