In my second summer living in France a pair of opportunistic swallows moved into my woodshed one day when the door was left open. Within a matter of a month or so one nest became three and I was delightfully entertained by, I estimate, three clutches fledging, feeding and singing their hearts out in my courtyard. By the end of the summer I counted 36 birds, preening their feathers and holding Continue Reading
PUBLICATION DAY BLOG, THE SPIRIT OF THE HORSE
That my second book The Spirit of the Horse should be published just after Mothers’ Day was not planned. Yet when I realised this was the case it seemed so right.
My mum died 17 years ago. Sometimes it still seems like 17 months, or even weeks. That urge to pick up the phone to her still seizes me, to share news or amusing Continue Reading
by Justin Featherstone MC, Leadership Facilitator and Expedition Leader
The powerful impact of our relationships with horses appears to defy description, it is after all “beyond words” to use the author’s own phrase. This book is a testament to the senses of grace, strength and agency that this relationship can gift us when we allow ourselves to be open and to let go of our fear. Continue Reading