A new walk

Today’s guest picture comes from our son Tony. He asks whether we think the picture was taken in sunny East Wemyss or on a Greek Island. We know the answer. Our run of cool weather continued here today, and once again infrequent and short rain showers made it hard to plan when to hang theContinue reading “A new walk”

A date with Mrs Tootlepedal (she goes bananas)

Today’s guest picture comes from my Somerset corespondent, Venetia.  She visited the wonderfully named ‘The Newt’ estate where she came across this excellent sinuous bridge. Although we are not completely free from the threat of wet and windy weather yet, we awoke to a grey but dry day today.  The wind was still too briskContinue reading “A date with Mrs Tootlepedal (she goes bananas)”

More sunshine

Today’s guest picture comes from our son Tony and shows one of his dogs relaxing in his garden.  He tells me that he sun (almost) always shines in East Wemyss. When I woke up this morning, I was very happy to find that the sun was shining and my feet were not hurting.  Life wasContinue reading “More sunshine”

Going wild

Today’s guest picture shows a feature of the Sheffield Peace Gardens. They were seen by Bruce on a recent stay in the city. Today started very oddly when I woke up realising that I had just had a good night’s sleep.  This was so unusual that it took me until Dropscone arrived with Friday treacle sconesContinue reading “Going wild”

Unexpected traffic jams

Today’s guest picture comes from Mary Jo from Manitoba.  From Manitoba but not in Manitoba as she has taken a break from endless winter to catch a ray or two in Antigua.  It looks like a good decision as more snow has arrived at home. We had a generally sunny, almost totally dry day hereContinue reading “Unexpected traffic jams”

Pride comes before a fall.

Today’s guest picture comes from Anna, a former B&B guest of ours.  She was visiting Costa Rica when she met this unusual towel rabbit. We had another lovely sunny day today and with the temperature just above freezing, I was happy to welcome Dropscone for coffee until the day got warm enough for cycling. AsContinue reading “Pride comes before a fall.”

Taking my time

The second of the ‘trip to London’ pictures shows “Topaz”, one of the elegant Pullman coaches pulled by the steam engine which we saw at Carlisle station.  I like the little lamps with shades at every table. We had a rare outbreak of summer today with plenty of sunshine and a cooling breeze from theContinue reading “Taking my time”

Sandy’s cup runneth over

Today was another very grey day here so I looked back for a sunny picture from my sister Mary’s portfolio to brighten things up by way of the guest picture of the day.  It shows the Victoria and Albert Museum with a paddling pool. The forecast was very gloomy for the day but when SandyContinue reading “Sandy’s cup runneth over”

A day of contrasts

The guest picture of day comes from my brother Andrew, who looked up when he was visiting York Minster. Once again, we woke to a gloomy, damp day but it had the goodness to stop raining while I visited the dentist for a check up.   It was pleasantly warm as I walked home having beenContinue reading “A day of contrasts”

The tragedy of Hamlet

Today’s guest picture was taken by Bruce on a visit to Sheffield.  He thinks that the car owner may have forgotten where he parked the car. We had to put up with yet another  boringly fine and dry day today but we bore this with great fortitude and hardly complained at all. Once again itContinue reading “The tragedy of Hamlet”

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