A missed mist opportunity

It was a ‘mist in the valley’ morning here and I should have been up on the hill. Others were more active and for today’s guest picture, keen hill walker Tessa sent me this fine Brocken Spectre which she met in the mist today. You can see why some people might have religious visions. WhenContinue reading “A missed mist opportunity”

Song cycle

Today’s guest picture comes from our daughter Annie.  She and Joe took Evie to the children’s zoo at Battersea Park but as Evie fell asleep, Joe and Annie did most of the animal watching for her. I started the day with a visit to the producers’ market at the Buccleuch Centre where I made purchasesContinue reading “Song cycle”

Perfect planning

Today’s guest picture is another from my South African correspondent Tom’s visit to the Aquila Game Reserve. He tells me that most of the animals are free roaming within the reserve while others are rescue animals. The five day forecast had led us to expect wild winds and pouring rain today but once again, theContinue reading “Perfect planning”