Today’s picture show’s Bruce and Lesley’s car parked in a very large puddle in Keswick last night. The reason the car was parked in a puddle is that it had been pouring with rain as we drove down to Keswick for our concert.  It was given by the Pasadena Roof Orchestra which plays popular melodiesContinue reading “Sunny”

Nothing doing

A bit of a contrast to yesterday: 40 mph northerly winds, no cycling:grey skies, no photographs. Morning: did nothing. Afternoon: had a bath. Evening: Went to Keswick with Bruce and Lesly to see a show.  Won’t be back till midnight. No news, no pictures, no chaffinch. Sorry. See you tomorrow.  

Trains and planes and puddles

Today’s picture which really belongs to yesterday is a shot of the moon from my bedroom window just after midnight.  The new lens justified itself. There was no cycling today, although it was another fine, sunny day.  I might have had an hour to go out early on but it was blowing a freezing windContinue reading “Trains and planes and puddles”

A rather dull day in more than one way

A lovely picture of NZ Maisie came my way today.  I pass it on to brighten your day. Dropscone was away so I had a day without cycling which I spent in serious resting. I was helped in this by some very uninviting weather – patchy rain and strong north winds.   Mrs Tootlepedal went outContinue reading “A rather dull day in more than one way”

No raining but singing

Today’s picture is another from my siblings’ Welsh jaunt.  It is from Susan and shows what an open cast copper mine leaves behind. Once again we beat the rain today and although it threatened and even spat from time to time, it didn’t really rain until after nine o’clock at night.  This meant that DropsconeContinue reading “No raining but singing”

A Roman ruin

Today’s picture is another from the sibling’s Welsh trip, this time from the camera of my sister Susan. Anther forecast of rain led to another fine day in Langholm, thanks again to the northerly wind.  Dropscone and I would have set off for the morning run in good spirits if Drop’s gears had not malfunctionedContinue reading “A Roman ruin”

Back on the bike again

Today’s picture is another from my siblings’ Caernarfon holiday taken by Mary.  It shows a Welsh goat. Once again, any wet weather passed us by and Dropscone arrived to give me the motivation to get the bike out of the garage and set off on the morning run.  There was a chilly north wind againContinue reading “Back on the bike again”

A sound man

Today’s picture comes from my daughter Annie’s friend Dan and was taken during a concert which they were at.  If  you are over 60 and British you should be able to identify at least two of this collection of great but cheerful musicians. I was quite cheerful too as we had another sunny day todayContinue reading “A sound man”

Return to the scene of the crime

Today’s picture is another from my sister Mary’s recent trip to Wales. It was another pretty good day today with just a spot of rain.  Our B and B visitors told us that they had driven through some terrible rain showers to get here so for once we can’t complain about getting more rain thanContinue reading “Return to the scene of the crime”

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