A long day but not much doing

Today’s guest picture comes from my brother Andrew who found himself standing under a bridge on the now empty Nottingham Canal. I suspect that one of his sons took the picture. It was decidedly cool this morning, and even though it was another still day, we needed a jumper on to go out in comfort.Continue reading “A long day but not much doing”

Cooking and singing

Today’s guest picture shows a lovely old fashioned VW Camper, done up for a wedding in Carlisle.  It was noticed by Bruce who kindly sent me the picture. I wonder if it will host the honeymoon too. It was another day when an early start would have been rewarded with fine cycling conditions but asContinue reading “Cooking and singing”

Dropscone drops in

Today’s guest picture was sent to me by Gavin.  It shows him in front of an enormous hedge in the Botanical Gardens in Edinburgh yesterday.  By coincidence, Mrs Tootlepedal and Matilda were there too yesterday but they didn’t meet Gavin. Perhaps they were on the other side of the hedge. I had a wonderful planContinue reading “Dropscone drops in”

It was too good to last

Today’s picture is from my sister Susan’s recent canal adventure in the Highlands.  It shows a lock at Fort Augustus with a glimpse of Loch Ness in the background. The long dry spell came to an end with a spell of steady rain from after breakfast until it was just too late in the dayContinue reading “It was too good to last”