Monthly Archives: March 2015

The day it all began

I have a few things to write about, but I am running perilously close to my precious sleep time so I’m just going to make a short entry. I know! It’s not my usual forte. But the occasion must be marked … Continue reading

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Quantum Savvy mulemanship

Last month Ben and I attended an open forum hosted by the Holistic Animal Network, whose guest speaker for the evening was Monica Andréewitch. Monica is an instructor for the Surrey branch of Quantum Savvy horsemanship, and she also runs … Continue reading

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A smaller field and a lot of determination

Sometimes, I think the mule has bad dreams in which I’m terribly cruel and abusive to him and, when he wakes, he can’t quite figure out fact from fiction. A little like when you dream that your significant other has … Continue reading

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Marty meets his match

So after yesterday’s debacle, for round two I brought in the big guns and Marty had a long conversation with Ben. I tried to see if he’d be caught by me, first, but he wasn’t interested; as with yesterday, he … Continue reading

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The trials and tribulations of a whimsical mule

A while ago, someone posted a list of never-do’s on a mule group I follow on Facebook. It was a very funny list, but also completely true in every respect. One of the commandments was to “never brag on your … Continue reading

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A summary of the past week

The mule has been his usual contrary self lately; we haven’t been doing much, but what we have done has been good or, at the very least, interesting. I’m really proud of how well he handles situations these days. I … Continue reading

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A very anxious mule

I’ve been putting in extra hours at work this week, and as such my mule time has been reduced. However, although I haven’t been able to bring him into the school or take him out for a walk, I have … Continue reading

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An excellent weekend!

I have had a very lovely weekend with my mulo, and as I dragged Ben along as photographer I even have some pictures to go with my usual blah blah! Yesterday we had a little walk onto the common and … Continue reading

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In which I have a bright idea.

I was very tempted to take the mule out again today, bad back be damned, but I had the strong feeling that after Monday’s anxiety it would not be wise to continue pushing him. Instead, I decided to keep it … Continue reading

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We venture out into the big bad world again.

I was quite surprised when Marty let me catch him today, partly because I’ve adopted a sense of gloomy fatality about the whole thing, and partly because he didn’t notice me when I arrived. I’ve mentioned before that he used … Continue reading

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