Testing the road

Today’s guest picture comes from my brother Andrew. He knows that I like a bridge so he sent me two for the price of one today. The forecast had suggested that it might be the first day for ages with only light winds, so I was definitely hoping to wake up with no side effectsContinue reading “Testing the road”

Discouraging drizzle

Today’s guest picture comes from my brother’s northern tour.  He visited Newcastle-on-Tyne and sent me this picture of a castle.  He doesn’t say if it is the new one or not. It was relatively cool and cloudy when I got up and although it had rained overnight, once again the amount had failed to registerContinue reading “Discouraging drizzle”

The early worm escapes again

Today’s guest picture is one from a holiday that Mike Tinker took last year.  It shows a handsome bridge in Rhayader, Mid Wales. I had requested a better day after our recent dreich spell and my plea was heard and we enjoyed a beautifully sunny day today.  As an added and unexpected bonus, the temperatureContinue reading “The early worm escapes again”

Getting about

Today’s guest picture comes from Fiona, my Newcastle correspondent.  She is on a family meander around the Highlands and sent me this picture of the village of Penman where they are staying.  The village will be familiar to anyone who has seen the film ‘Local Hero’. The forecast was quite right and we had aContinue reading “Getting about”