No wonder

Today’s guest picture comes from our son Tony in East Wemyss. He saw this buzzard in a tree while walking his dogs a day or two ago. The forecasters had been pretty certain that we would get a good fall of snow today and I was looking forward to being able to have a winterContinue reading “No wonder”

A tootle and a pedal…and a trip…and a cake

Today’s guest picture comes from our son Tony who is anxious to prove that the sun continues to shine in East Wemyss.  He took this picture this afternoon. Unlike East Wemyss, it was a very grey day here today but the temperature had risen to a reasonable 6°C, so I left Mrs Tootlepedal and PatriciaContinue reading “A tootle and a pedal…and a trip…and a cake”

The sharpest cut

Today’s guest picture comes from Tom in South Africa.  He was in a position to see the famous Table Mountain but found it covered by the cloud known as the Table Cloth. We had another dry and cloudy day here today.  In theory it was quite warm but in practice a real chill in theContinue reading “The sharpest cut”

Troubled by the wind

Today’s guest picture comes from my Newcastle correspondent and shows her daughter Hannah taking part in the Newcastle Vamos festival celebrating Latino music.  What fun. The wind was all that was forecast today (40-50mph) and sometimes it felt as though it was even stronger than that and we had worries about trees in the gardenContinue reading “Troubled by the wind”

Two sunny days in a row!

Today’s picture, sent by my friend Bruce, shows two ducks visiting his garden.  I can’t make up my mind as to whether they look shifty or fierce. It was breezier today and a little bit colder in the morning but it was another beautiful spring day and the sort of day that compelled you toContinue reading “Two sunny days in a row!”

All change

Today’s picture, taken by my sister Mary while on a walk, shows my sister Susan striding up Primrose Hill with all of London laid out behind her on a glorious day to welcome the start of the new year. Things looked good here too at the start of the day with a generous helping ofContinue reading “All change”