the lucky bitch blog

  • what I've learned about working hard

    I learned about hard work from training my horse. I learned that the need to work hard is a complete fallacy. I learned that putting pressure, phys...
  • What do you want?

    If there ever was such a loaded, dreaded question, the galloping housewife would like to know what it is. What do you want to do? Where do you want...
  • There's no way in hell!

    OK, not going to lie here, the galloping housewife is crap at confrontation, and absolutely rubbish at negotiation. She is queen at the scathing em...
  • All about the moments

    Being a galloping housewife is all about the moments. It’s a life of early mornings and late nights. It’s a life of physical toil. It’s a life of e...
  • Anything but routine

    Lack of time is a common complaint in today’s world. We are all too busy with the stuff that absolutely needs to be done without adding in that cla...
  • 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...