Wound down

Today’s guest picture was sent by Gavin, who was on holiday in the north when he took it.  It shows part of the Ring of Brodgar, a Neolithic henge and stone circle about 6 miles north-east of Stromness on the Mainland, the largest island in Orkney. Our spell of dry and windy weather continued today andContinue reading “Wound down”

Hard to beat

Today’s guest picture comes from my brother Andrew, who was half way up Snowdon in Wales when he saw this view yesterday.  He says that the best thing about climbing Snowdon is that you can get a cup of tea at the top but the view is pretty good too. Our spell of dry andContinue reading “Hard to beat”

A day of doing nothing much

The guest picture of the day comes from Gavin who has deserted the wild woods of Yosemite and taken to the groves of Academe at Stanford University. We were expecting wet weather today but in spite of a gloomy forecast, it remained pretty dry and this would have been more welcome if it hadn’t comeContinue reading “A day of doing nothing much”

Making an effort

Today’s guest picture shows the wonderful “Trees” in the Gardens by the Bay, Singapore.  It was taken by Mike Tinker on his way home from NZ. We had a very welcome day with lots of sun and no rain.  It even felt pleasantly warm if you could get out of the wind.  The down side,Continue reading “Making an effort”

Keeping out of the wind

Today’s guest picture is a very nice clematis in Manitoba sent to me from across the pond by Mary Jo.  She tells me that they are expecting snow.  It has not been a good spring here or there. We had another fine day today but with a strong and chilly wind still very much inContinue reading “Keeping out of the wind”

Choir on fire

Today’s guest picture is another from Mike Tinker’s visit to his grandchildren in New Zealand.  While there, he and Alison visited the Abel Tasman track.  It looks like a grand place to visit.It was a reasonably sunny morning but any joy at this was tempered by a mean minded and penetrating wind which made itContinue reading “Choir on fire”