Thursday Art Day – Sawrey Gilpin’s ‘Gulliver talking to the Houyhnhms’

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For Thursday is Art Day I’m featuring Sawrey Gilpin’s painting ‘Gulliver talking to the Houyhnhms’   Oil painting reproduction of “Gulliver Addressing the Houyhnhnms” a painting by Sawrey Gilpin. I’m quite fascinated by this painting, so recently, I revisited the book … Read More

Carmel Rowley Books at Equitana

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CARMEL ROWLEY BOOKS at EQUITANA Sydney (10th -13th November) Just a quick mention that all three of my books: ‘Tails Carried High” “Voices in the Wind” & “Danika and Yatimah from Egypt to the Outback” will be available at EQUITANA … Read More


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I have to admit, choosing names for the characters in my books can sometimes be terribly difficult…   To solve the problem I am holding ***A FUN COMPETITION*** ** BE IMMORTALISED ** HAVE A CHARACTER NAMED AFTER YOU IN BOOK … Read More


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There’s a TV movie titled ‘Mystery Woman’ about a woman who inherits a bookstore. She is an avid murder-mystery fan who uses her extensive knowledge of murder-mystery books to assist her in her amateur sleuthing. The reason I mention this … Read More

My brave little desert mare…

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I love to blog about Arabian horses, not only their beauty but their intelligence, and the way they relate to their owners. Lately I’ve been busy reading and noting details for book 3 of my ‘Daughters of the Wind’ series. … Read More

For Thursday Art-day we explore the working horse and their human relationship…

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Today for Thursday Art-day we explore the working horse and their human relationship. The art featured showing several disciplines are by three very talented artists Willa Frayser from Virgina USA, Jill Vanstone from Queensland, Australia and Marian Duncan from New … Read More

Revisit Norman Thelwell for Thursday Art-Day…

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Hold on tight we’re galloping into Thursday Art-Day…. I couldn’t resist featuring the great Norman Thelwell. His drawings are so full of humour that it’s impossible not to smile or laugh out loud at the antics of his pony kids. Just … Read More

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