Slow progress

Today’s guest picture is another from Dropscone’s visit to Amsterdam. It was another wet and windy morning here, so I was happy to continue in my peaceful resting mode while Mrs Tootlepedal went off to her monthly coffee morning with ex work colleagues. I wasn’t left on my own though as Dropscone arrived with someContinue reading “Slow progress”

Parenting pays off

Today’s guest picture comes from camera club member Simon.  He lives in Canonbie and took a walk to visit the old railway bridge over the Esk below the village.  He sent me this picture to add to my bridge collection. I followed doctor’s instructions to have a quiet day in again today, and the painContinue reading “Parenting pays off”

A necessary pause

Today’s guest picture comes from Dropscone’s recent visit to Amsterdam.  It shows the station clock.  Unusually for a clock, it doesn’t show the time on this face.  By a curious mechanism it is able to show the direction of the wind which the weather vane on the tower is recording.  (There is also a flyingContinue reading “A necessary pause”

A bit of a whirl

Today’s guest picture is another Bermuda view from Joyce.  She tells me that this is the causeway to St George at dawn. The forecast for today was  not promising but after a very heavy shower overnight with added hail, it was quite a decent day when we got up, and there were none of theContinue reading “A bit of a whirl”

A change in the weather

Today’s guest picture comes from my friend Ada who was walking along the road to Newcastelton when she saw a very unusual bird at rest on the Langholm moor.  It was there as part of the works on maintaining our pylons. Our run of grey but dry days under a ridge of high pressure cameContinue reading “A change in the weather”

A heartening murmur

Today’s guest picture comes from a member of the Archive Group.  Joyce enjoys visiting Bermuda where her husband was born, and who can blame her when the views are like this?  That is a spider lily in the foreground. After an active day yesterday, I was happy to while away another grey morning with breakfast,Continue reading “A heartening murmur”

Not getting the picture

Today’s guest picture comes from my sister Susan.  She was visiting Tunbridge Wells recently and admired the fine station clock there.  She didn’t arrive at the station by train though, as she had had to get there on a bus from Tonbridge owing to works on the line.  So, it is not just us whoContinue reading “Not getting the picture”

A pleasant surprise

Today’s guest picture comes from my sister Mary.  The parakeets in Hyde Park are so tame that this one came to her friend Garth’s hand without even being offered food. In spite of being in a spell of high pressure which usually brings sunny weather, we have been getting a lot of cloud.  This hasContinue reading “A pleasant surprise”

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