Primates of Monkey World

I’m still here! Haven’t had much blogging mojo lately, but here I am. I’m visiting my sister in Dorset and yesterday we had a trip to Monkey World. We hadn’t been there for years so it was lovely to see how it’s changed and how the apes and monkeys have grown up. Photos aren’t the…… Continue reading Primates of Monkey World

Happy Kitten

This kitten at my daughter’s riding school really wanted a cuddle this morning, and once she had her way, she was very happy about it 🙂 Very cute. Welcome to any readers who’ve joined us from my other blog which is going to be closing down – this will now be the location for Nature…… Continue reading Happy Kitten

Horse Love

This is a photo I snapped on my iPhone to put on Instagram this morning while taking my daughter riding. This horse is called George and he’s old and gentle and very friendly. My daughter loves him and was giving him a cuddle. This really sums her up – she just LOVES horses! It’s not…… Continue reading Horse Love

Peeking Out

This is a photo I took last weekend when my daughter was doing showjumping. We had a ‘kitten break’ between the first round and the jump-off and we decided to go to the hay barn to see if the kittens were there. They were – there are actually 2 in this photo but the little…… Continue reading Peeking Out

Lonely Horse

I was out for a walk on Saturday and this horse was making a lot of noise, neighing and whinnying and galloping up and down. It seemed to be calling out to a friend as occasionally there was a distant reply. I think the horse was feeling a bit lonely – perhaps it normally has…… Continue reading Lonely Horse

Weekly Photo Challenge: Joy

This photo sums up my daughter’s joy in riding. She adores horses and ponies and she is always delighted when she gets to go riding. This was taken before a Show Jumping competition earlier this year, when she was very excited and joyful to be riding Dotty the pony, and to be doing jumping, which…… Continue reading Weekly Photo Challenge: Joy

Cross Country

This morning was spent with my daughter at a show – she was taking part in show-jumping and cross country on Carrots, a pony from the stables she goes to regularly. This is her jumping over one of the cross country jumps. I took many photos, as you’d imagine, and I think that this is…… Continue reading Cross Country