Friday, 5 February 2016

The cruelty of daughters (King Lear knew all about it)


My daughter just sent me this She may be good at drawing dogs, but she can be very hurtful sometimes.

(What she doesn't know is that the horse is wearing a rug, and you don't ride a horse in a rug. Got you there, Daisy. You'll have to try harder next time.)

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  1. The equestrian interpretation of "Shoot for the Moon and you'll land amongst the Stars"

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  2. Daisy shares your sense of humour I see!

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  3. A view that brought back far too many memories. People used to blame me, accusing me of lack of anticipation. I blamed the horses for being damn contrary.

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    1. Blame the horse, Adrian. That way, a least some dignity is left.

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  4. Ha ha! My wife hasn't ridden for years but she'll love this.

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    1. Keith, Tell her it's worth the knocks. Just.

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  5. Thanks for the giggle, Frances. I can imagine that would be me if I ever dared sit on a horse. Neigh.. can't see that happening in this lifetime :)

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    1. Oh, go on, Nicola. You know you want to.

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  6. Frances you must know I like comparing English descriptions with American ... case in point: you call the "rugs" we call them "blankets."

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    1. Oddly Jill I used to call it a horse blanket.

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    2. Blankets, rugs... whatever. She's still wrong, Jill!

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  7. Too close to home for me Frances (except that Churchill accellerated too fast instead of stopping).

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    1. In that case, you would have been staring up its a...Oh, never mind, Graham. It still hurts!

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