Do I take my role as a purveyor of very serious equestrian news stories seriously? Totally. Have I been thinking about Geri Halliwell — the very best of the Spices — and her involvement with the horsey community ever since she wandered into the stables at Blenheim a year and a half ago and cuddled Oliver Townend? Honestly, nothing else has so much as flickered in my brainbox.
If you’re as much of a sucker for pointless celebrity non sequiturs as I am, you’ll love nothing more than diving into the sweet (and, okay, slightly bittersweet) story of Geri and her rescue horse Beauty, and how their relationship gave her the courage to embrace her inner Spice once again. If nothing else, it might make you really, really, really wanna zig-ah-zig-ah, whatever that means. Need me anytime soon? You can find me desperately trying to get Geri on board for an EN interview and horse box karaoke session and doing no other actual work.