Category Archives: Harness

The Little Red Trike Part 1

Feminism has always been a strange concept to me. I never grew up thinking that women were an underclass who were being exploited by men. My mother was certainly not a downtrodden house wife without a mind of her own. … Continue reading

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At the End of the Day

My big brother, Dennis John Camp, was born over nineteen years before me in 1935. He enjoyed four idyllic years as the literally blue-eyed son of two loving parents. He grew up running free on the farm and spending many … Continue reading

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A Tale of Three Horses Part 2b

Now Kitty after the ear incident was not a very nice horse. I’m pleased to report her change of nature didn’t last long and she soon returned to being a horse who had no problem being ridden bareback by up … Continue reading

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Health and Safety

My grandson is observed at all times by a responsible adult. When he travels he sits on a special seat and is always strapped in. He feels uncomfortable even if his mum is moving the car in the drive and … Continue reading

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A Tale of Three Horses Part 1

Horses seemed to play a big part in our lives probably less for me at the transition of horses into tractors than for the older members of the family. But whenever a few of us were around the kitchen table, … Continue reading

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