Up and about

Today’s guest picture comes from George, a friend that I met the other day. He asked me about a walk I had done. I suggested that he and his wife might like to try Walk 9 of the Langholm Walks and lo and behold, here is his wife Susan half way round the walk yesterdayContinue reading “Up and about”

Making progress

Today’s guest picture comes from my brother Andrew, who was visiting Nottingham University when he took this picture of the main buildings in the background behind the lake and a very interesting looking mini golf course with giant acorns. We woke to a sunny day but as the thermometer had dropped several degrees and aContinue reading “Making progress”

A walk and a squawk

Today’s guest picture comes from my sister Mary who found plenty of sunshine when she went to visit the Limehouse Cut Canal a couple of days ago. We had some pleasant sunshine here today as well but as it came with a brisk and chilly north wind, I thought it better to go for walkContinue reading “A walk and a squawk”

From bike to bog to boogie

Today’s guest picture shows what is needed to stop erosion at a very popular hill top.  My brother Andrew visited the  summit of Mam Tor in the Peak District and took this striking picture on the way. As the main roads are generally free of lorries on a Sunday, I used to go up andContinue reading “From bike to bog to boogie”

A pedal (and a walk) and a tootle

Today’s guest picture comes from my brother’s visit to Sydney on his way back to the UK from NZ.  He said it was hot there and here is the proof. It was far from hot here this morning and the thermometer was only just grazing 5°C when I set out for a pedal after breakfast. Continue reading “A pedal (and a walk) and a tootle”

A degree of difference

Today’s guest picture, sent by my sister Mary, shows the Earl of Pembroke, Chancellor of the University 1617-30, in a design by Rubens, looking very pleased with himself in front of the Bodleian Library in Oxford. It was an almost sunny day today.  All day it looked as though the sun was going to burst throughContinue reading “A degree of difference”