A brief note

Today’s guest picture is a calm seaside view from Portsmouth taken by my sister Caroline. Today’s post is just a brief note to say that Mrs Tootlepedal and I had an enjoyable if quiet Christmas day, with excellent food, a short walk, and digital encounters with our granddaughters. There was a moment when we hailedContinue reading “A brief note”

A quiet day

Today’s guest picture was sent to me by Bruce, who found a nice to day celebrate Christmas on the Isle of Arran. Because of the uncertainty surrounding my knee operation, Mrs Tootlepedal and I had made no arrangements to entertain or to be entertained at Christmas this year and so we spent a very peacefulContinue reading “A quiet day”

A full day

Today’s guest picture is a seasonal one sent to me by Gavin and taken on Beaver Mountain in the USA by his son or daughter-in-law who are skiing there. We had a wonderful Christmas day with wall to wall sunshine and a much reduced wind.  Inside the house all was good as well with MrsContinue reading “A full day”

In and around

Today’s picture shows an example of Mrs Tootlepedal’s craft skills.  I can’t say what it is because we don’t talk about it when it’s in the room. She has been working very hard to get it finished for the festive season.  Today was an ideal day for indoor work because for most of the morning,Continue reading “In and around”