Mixed weather, mixed day

Today’s picture, direct from sunny California, shows the fruit growing in Fraser and Lesley’s garden.  I would be very pleased to be able to pick an apricot or two as I strolled through the garden as they can. After rain in the night, the morning was grey but warm and dry and with not muchContinue reading “Mixed weather, mixed day”

High spot

Today’s picture, sent by my son Tony, shows one of the parts for the base of the new Forth Road Crossing being moved up the Forth.  He says that in real life it is absolutely huge. We had yet another sunny, hot day to enjoy so once again we set out to be full timeContinue reading “High spot”

Panic attack

Today’s picture is an allium. Mrs Tootlepdal suffered from severe allium envy when she read recently of a garden  that had hundreds of alliums in it. I say that it is quality that counts not quantity. I had an entertaining time for a while this morning watching modern parenting skills in action. First, the childContinue reading “Panic attack”