Hot stuff

Today’s guest picture, sent to me by her father, shows Matilda in a discussion on parenting showing a very fair minded effort to see both sides of the question. It was a warm and windless day and in spite of some disagreement from certain recalcitrant joints, I decided to make the best of it andContinue reading “Hot stuff”

Mopping and mowing

Today’s guest picture shows a view of the Thames taken from Richmond Hill by my sister Mary.  It is hard to imagine that she was surrounded by the great London metropolis when she took it. Although I had enjoyed my cycling yesterday, I was back in trouble with my hip today and spent a veryContinue reading “Mopping and mowing”

A welcome visitor

Today’s picture, sent to me by my sister Mary, shows the celebrated rose garden in Regent’s Park, London. After a spell when the winds have not been too bad, today saw a return of the 30  mph gusts.  I wanted to do ten miles to bring my monthly total up to 400 miles which isContinue reading “A welcome visitor”

Elapsed time

Today’s picture features two highly decorative London ducks spotted by my daughter Annie some time ago but only forwarded to me recently. This morning did not quite go to plan.  Dropscone and I set out to go round the morning run in pleasantly dry, warm but cloudy weather.  I had my new GPS counter withContinue reading “Elapsed time”

In and out the dusty bluebells

My son and daughter-in-law have been getting about in the US and have sent me this teasing picture from the Harvard Museum of Natural History.  The leaves were made of glass by a pair of German glass workers from the turn of the previous century.. It was extremely windy here today and as I onlyContinue reading “In and out the dusty bluebells”