Dawn Gay / 19 December 2014
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Category Archives: Ramblings

A year in retail rehab

March 4, 2013

March marks an important personal milestone for me – it’s two months since I gave up clothes shopping for a year. No rummages in TK Maxx, sprees at Braintree Freeport and binges at Bluewater. It’s divorce with Designers at Debenhams … Continue reading

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From OJ to OP

February 22, 2013

At the moment politicians are flicking through the libel bill in Parliament and media controls are under the spotlight in a post Leveson frenzy. It could be a depressing time for journalists who are concerned about freedom of speech and … Continue reading

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Donating a few pounds of flesh

October 23, 2012

Just over a month ago when the world’s press were keeping themselves titillated by topless pictures of royals, I volunteered to do some bare modelling of my own for charity. It was a bright Saturday afternoon at my mare Eve’s … Continue reading

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Return of the blog

September 5, 2012

Somebody contacted me today via dawngay.com asking for freelance equestrian writer services and it dawned on me, literally, that in a three week’s time I’ll be in the full throttle of my freelance world again. It’s been an exciting nine … Continue reading

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A runner’s world

November 8, 2011

On Sunday, Nick ran his first big 10k race after months of achilles injuries and I was honoured to step behind the scenes into a ‘runner’s world’ for a change. I have dragged my long suffering husband out of bed … Continue reading

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New ski features

September 12, 2011

Now the gusty days are whipping up autumn leaves and the nights are drawing in, it’s time to plan ahead to the ski season. We might not have the budget to follow celebrities to Klosters, but my latest ski features … Continue reading

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My review of The Inbetweeners Movie

August 30, 2011

Nick and I went to a matinee of the new Inbetweeners movie this weekend. Here’s my little review (it’s not a spoiler for those who haven’t seen it). When I heard The Inbetweeners were making a movie, I wasn’t sure … Continue reading

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I might support Millwall

August 18, 2011

I couldn’t really care less about the football season – yawn. I pay a vague interest at 5pm on a Saturday as the Leicester City score comes in, but that’s merely to gauge Nick’s mood for the rest of the … Continue reading

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Welcome to my new website

August 16, 2011

Now for the biggest challenge of all – I’m a professional writer and I’ve got to write a decent blog. What do people expect? A rambling of my daily events, a moan (can do that), a monologue about my horse … Continue reading

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