the lucky bitch blog

  • The meaning of life

    What’s important to you is important. Have you found your purpose in life yet? What are you put on this planet to do? How are you going make change...
  • What are we here for?

    As a middle-aged galloping housewife of rather varied life experience, the galloping housewife likes to keep abreast of what’s going on in the wor...
  • Why you're not good enough

    We all know the reason we suck, right? Not as a generalisation, not as in an age group or a gender or a particular demographic. Why, we, as individ...
  • Stasis vs adaptation

    As humans everything we do is guided by two fundamental yet contradictory principles. The need to stay the same and the need to adapt to our enviro...
  • What’s the mask you choose to wear?

    How we choose to present ourselves is telling.  We can pretend all we like that we are vulnerable and authentic. That what you see is what you get....
  • Goodnight my pirate horse, goodnight my dream

    Yesterday I had to make the hardest decision. The decision that every horse owner dreads. The decision that enough is enough, that what might be po...
  • No one is born knowing anything.

    As we sit on the sidelines of life, we see people doing stuff. We see people winning ribbons. We see people growing their business. We see people h...
  • Learn from everyone

    If there’s one thing the galloping housewife has learned in her life is that you can learn from anyone. Just look around the collecting ring at any...
  • the worth of a galloping housewife life

    There’s a familiar saying the galloping housewife is about to debunk. Jack of all trades, master of none. It’s supposed to be disparaging of those ...
  • You're so damn privileged!

    What do you do when you have it all? What do you do when the sky is the limit, where the world is your oyster, when you have infinite options avail...
  • You're awesome

    Hey you, reading this. You’re awesome. Yes you, scrolling though Instagram or Facebook. Looking at all these amazing lives being lead, these incr...
  • Welfare first, performance is a by-product

    A couple of weeks ago, the New Zealand Sporting community was rocked by the news of the death by suicide of Olivia Podmore, an Olympic cyclist. I d...