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Wild horses of the summer sun : Iceland, freedom and the gift of female friendship / Tory Bilski.

By: Bilski, ToryMaterial type: TextTextPublisher: Sydney, New South Wales : Murdoch Books, 2019Description: xii, 244 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates ; colour illustrations, colour portraits ; 24 cmContent type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781760525040; 1760525049Subject(s): Bilski, Tory | Female friendship | Horsemanship | Iceland pony | Wild horses -- Iceland | Iceland -- Description and travelGenre/Form: Biographies. DDC classification: 914.912046 Summary: What if you could steal time out just for yourself each year, a brief reprieve from ordinary life and its responsibilities? Wild Horses of the Summer Sun is author Tory Bilski's witty, sometimes poignant, account of her annual 'horse sabbaticals' to Iceland. She and her travelling companions exhilarate in their freedom, the spectacular scenery, the midnight sun energy and the Icelandic horses that connect deeply to the soul. Each year brings a new discovery about Iceland, about herself and about her relationships with the other women who revel in the freedom to be their most 'ridiculous selves'. Over the years, their friendships deepen as they grow older together, whilst keeping each other young. I am wildly free, giddily so, the long-forgotten impulses of my youth awakening and leaving my heart in flight mode ... We are what we venture.
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Non-Fiction Gonville Library
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Non-Fiction (NEST) 636.1 BIL Available T00815841
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A wondrous story of adventure and friendship. Woman in the Wilderness meets Wild .

What if you could steal time out just for yourself each year, a brief reprieve from ordinary life and its responsibilities? Wild Horses of the Summer Sun is author Tory Bilski's witty, sometimes poignant, account of her annual 'horse sabbaticals' to Iceland. She and her travelling companions exhilarate in their freedom, the spectacular scenery, the midnight sun energy and the Icelandic horses that connect deeply to the soul. Each year brings a new discovery about Iceland, about herself and about her relationships with the other women who revel in the freedom to be their most 'ridiculous selves'. Over the years, their friendships deepen as they grow older together, whilst keeping each other young. I am wildly free, giddily so, the long-forgotten impulses of my youth awakening and leaving my heart in flight mode ... We are what we venture.

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