Talking with Talking In The Barn

This is a terrific blog featuring Q&As with all sorts of horsey people — like me! Go here for my chat with FJ! *** Many Brave Fools: A Story of Addiction, Dysfunction, Codependency… and Horses is AVAILABLE NOW. Order your copy today: > In the US, click on over to Trafalgar Square Books’ site. > In …

Many Brave Fools and the Equus Film & Arts Festival 2019

Delighted to announce I am in contention for an award at this year's Equus Film & Arts Festival at the Kentucky Horse Park, 5-8 December. Gutted to say I can't be there to partake in this literal festival of horsey books and films, filmmakers and authors, panels and all sorts of activities. I am in …

Have I Ever Told You My Michael Palin Story?

So: At the end of the taught year in my masters at Trinity, I moved to Stoneybatter after having lived in city centre. Of a Saturday, I loved to stroll down Manor Street, across a series of laneways and underpopulated byways, into the shopping district, always ending up at Easons bookshop. One Saturday I was …

The Great Outdoors, Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Cross Country

I hated horseback riding outside from the start. As I recount in Many Brave Fools, the fear started when I went on a ride out without ever having taken a lesson. The horse took off on me (the horse lightly cantered over a puddle and I went flying); my coccyx took the brunt; it would …

This Picture!

Look how happy I am! Look how sweet his eye is! That is all. *** Many Brave Fools: A Story of Addiction, Dysfunction, Codependency… and Horses is AVAILABLE NOW. Order your copy today: > In the US, click on over to Trafalgar Square Books’ site. > In the UK and Europe, visit Quiller Publishing’s page.

Please Read This: A Review of Many Brave Fools

I have been twice honoured by Haynet as their Blog Of The Week, and now they do me an even greater: this review by Louise Broderick. Thanks a million! *** Many Brave Fools: A Story of Addiction, Dysfunction, Codependency… and Horses is AVAILABLE NOW. Order your copy today: > In the US, click on over …