Offleg problems

Today’s guest picture comes from my camera club friend Simon.  He is offsetting the disappointment of the disappearance of all his normal work thanks to the coronavirus by taking healthy walks along the beautiful Esk between some humdrum jobs which he has taken to fill the gap. I took a walk in the garden afterContinue reading “Offleg problems”

A late return

Today’s guest picture comes from my sister Mary who saw this pink elephant but swears that she hadn’t touched a drop of drink all day.  I believe her. It is going to be a rushed post today as I went to Carlisle to sing with our Carlisle choir at the local music festival in twoContinue reading “A late return”

An eponymous day with added extra

Today’s guest picture comes from Canada.  Lucie, who sent it to me, is scratching her head as to why she can’t find people anxious to share a cup of tea with her on her patio when there are such comfortable looking cushions to sit on. At least Lucie has had some sunshine.  We got anotherContinue reading “An eponymous day with added extra”

Crotchets and crochet

Today’s guest picture comes from my ex colleague Marjorie who sent me this picture of a misty Schiehallion taken during her highland break over the festive season. We woke to another chilly grey day here but the weather forecast suggested that a little sunshine might be available in the afternoon.  This turned out to beContinue reading “Crotchets and crochet”

Abundance

Today’s guest picture is from my sister Mary who visited the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square. It was a sunny day here when we got up but far too cold to be able to risk a cycle ride with frost about so I pottered about until Sandy arrived with some Archive Group documents and weContinue reading “Abundance”

Missing a move

Today’s guest picture comes from our older son Tony.  He took a suitably black and white shot of his black and white dogs. In theory today was very much the same temperature as yesterday but in practice it felt much colder because of a rawness in the air and as a result I was quiteContinue reading “Missing a move”

Spirits and mist lifted

Today’s guest picture shows a Nottingham Inn dating from 1493 which my brother Andrew passed on his way to the university there. It was calm and dry when I got up but it wasn’t warm.  John in the shop called it ‘fresh’ and my neighbour Liz called it ‘snell’ and at a miserly 6°C whenContinue reading “Spirits and mist lifted”

Down came the rain (in the end)

Today’s guest picture comes from my brother who walked though five villages the other day and looked at one of them across a valley. This is Holbrook seen from Horsley. I was expecting a wet day today but after some heavy rain overnight, it was quite dry and calm in the morning and Dropscone wasContinue reading “Down came the rain (in the end)”

A musical cure

Today’s guest picture is a cheery looking cottage with a rather mournful sign.  My friend Bruce visited it in the village of Eyam in the Derbyshire dales. Our spell of grey, cold and windy weather continued today and as I woke up with a pain in my side which had come from who knows whereContinue reading “A musical cure”

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