Author: the_sand_arena_ballerina

  • Daring to Suck

    Daring to Suck

    Daring to suck… It’s a seemingly bizarre concept that resonated deeply with me. I was listening to one of my favourite podcast’s (check it out here when I stumbled across this idea.   So what does ‘daring to suck’ actually mean? In a nutshell, it means giving something a go even if there is…

  • Rain Rain Go Away

    Rain Rain Go Away

    As an equestrian, my relationship with rain one of love-hate. While I can accept that regular doses of rain are necessary, bringing with it wonderfully lush grass, providing respite from the oppressive humidity and filling up rain water tanks and bores, there are also several negatives associated with the rain. When summer starts and brings…

  • The Story of Us – How Nonie came into my life

    The Story of Us – How Nonie came into my life

    Nonie came into my life in less than ideal circumstances. In 2010, I was a slightly dramatic 22yo, in the second last year of a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics. I’d just broken up with a boy who at the time I thought was the love of my life (second of course to horses) and…