A warning sign

Today’s picture is another from Dropscone’s daughter, Susan, from their recent French outing.  I imagine this is a D-Day cliff. Mrs Tootlepedal went off to sing in the church choir again.  Her moral tone is improving every week and she tells me she has no intention of coveting her neighbour’s ox any more, even ifContinue reading “A warning sign”

A mass gull post

Today’s picture shows the sparrowhawk visiting our garden yesterday when I was out.  It was captured by an alert Mrs Tootlepedal on her little camera through the kitchen window.  (She also saw a hedgehog but it was too quick for her.) Today was another reasonable day wasted by lack of cycling but my wrist isContinue reading “A mass gull post”

Sing, sing, sing

Today’s picture shows a very healthy breakfast waiting for my sister Susan who is on a jaunt to Oxford. The day started badly but ended well.  The bad start was occasioned by a severe bout of aches and pains which were made worse when Dropscone phoned to say that he had been round the morningContinue reading “Sing, sing, sing”

What’s up Doc?

Today’s picture is a shot taken by my recorder playing friend Susan on one of trips last year to Edinburgh.  I thought it was classy enough to put it in larger than usual. I had given the cycling a miss as I had to visit the doctor later in the morning and I thought thatContinue reading “What’s up Doc?”

False dawn

Today’s picture is another from Dropscone’s niece and shows some penguins from Zurich Zoo.  She wonders what they are saying to each other.  I think they are considering who they might be able to sell a guano future to. I had looked at the weather forecast last night and cancelled the morning run for todayContinue reading “False dawn”

Well timed

Today’s picture is a striking sculpture sent to me by my brother who was passing through Singapore on his way back to the UK.  He has a very fine gallery of pictures from there which you can see here if you wish. It was another, frosty, sunny morning so once again outdoor cycling had toContinue reading “Well timed”

No siskins

Today’s picture was sent to me by Dropscone’s niece, Hilary.  It shows a lugubrious shoebill that she met at Zurich Zoo. It was a gloriously sunny day today with the only drawback being that it was literally freezing when we woke up.  That put paid to any early cycling and I pottered up to theContinue reading “No siskins”

Out and out

Today’s picture, another from Dropscone’s recent French holiday, shows the rather alarming World Peace Statue (Statue de la Paix) in Grandcamp-Maisy in Basse-Normandie region. It was a cold and cheerless morning when Mrs Tootlepedal went off to sing with the church choir so I did the sensible thing and retired back to bed where IContinue reading “Out and out”

A genuine idiot lives here

Today’s picture shows that spring has hit London too.  My sister Mary sent it to me. Sadly spring has not lasted very long here and today was back to the grey, rainy weather to which we have become all too accustomed recently. I made the day a whole lot worse by picking up a fullContinue reading “A genuine idiot lives here”

Topsy turvey

In keeping with today’s theme, today’s picture of an ibis comes from down under.  My brother sent it to me from a stopover in Brisbane on his way back to the UK from NZ. Nothing went as it should today and yet everything was all right today.  You don’t get many days like that. IContinue reading “Topsy turvey”

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