Hopes dashed

Today’s guest picture comes from my friend Bruce.  He and his wife visited the far western end of the Roman Wall yesterday and enjoyed this signpost which they found there.  (Wallsend is at the eastern end of the wall.) I was very hopeful that since today was the first day of the new school termContinue reading “Hopes dashed”

Chasing Mrs Tootlepedal

Today’s guest picture comes from Dropscone’s oldest son, Dennis and shows a fine aeroplane which he saw at his place of work. It was a bit different from the private jets he usually sees there. It was a calm, dry morning and after breakfast, Mrs Tootlepedal felt that she had done enough gardening for theContinue reading “Chasing Mrs Tootlepedal”

A day of rest

Today’s guest picture shows a firework display at Glastonbury Abbey which my Somerset correspondent Venetia enjoyed whether she wanted to or not.  The picture was taken from her kitchen. After our brief but warmly welcomed spell of good weather, we woke up to find wind and rain again this morning so while Mrs Tootlepedal wentContinue reading “A day of rest”

What we’ve missed

Today’s guest picture shows a fine boat on the Trent and Mersey Canal.  It was encountered by my brother Andrew as he was cycling along the tow path. It was a rather disappointing morning as we woke up to be greeted by yet more rain.  Instead of cycling, I did useful things like putting aContinue reading “What we’ve missed”