Category Archives: An Insight into the Author.

All I Want for Christmas is a Pony.

Yes, from the day I first began speaking (my mother tells me my first word was “horse” not “mum”) I wanted a pony so badly. My parents couldn’t drive anywhere in the car with me as  a small child and drive past a paddock with a horse in it. If I saw it, then it was “horse, horse, horse, I wanna pat the horse,” coming from the back seat.  Dad, softie as always would pull […]

A Country Girl At Heart – An insight into the Author.

I grew up in a small country town, Tocumwal, N.S.W. From a young age I was horse mad. Mum said my first word was “horse”, not “mum”.  I think maybe she was right. Dad was a Barber (men’s hairdresser and tobacconist). We had a shop in town that they both worked at and along with cutting hair and selling cigarettes and tobacco, they also sold a wide assortment of gifts, jewellery, crockery, glasses, watches, school […]