Not very bright today

Just to remind myself not to complain too much about the weather, today’s guest picture is another of Mary Jo’s Canadian snowscapes.  Just thinking about clearing a drive in these conditions makes my back hurt. Although Dropscone complained that it was cold outside when he came round for coffee (bringing traditional Friday treacle scones withContinue reading “Not very bright today”

The cold war continues

Today’s guest picture comes from my brother Andrew who took a walk in the Peak District last week and climbed high enough to get this excellent view of the River Dove and its valley  far below him. I was battling with the cold again today and although there were moments when I was quite cheery,Continue reading “The cold war continues”

Coming and going

Today’s guest picture shows three hardy chaps, unafraid to scale a tall building.  Mike Tinker spotted them from his hotel in Singapore on his way home from NZ. We had a curious day as far as the weather went.  It was unseasonably warm again (10 degrees C) but very misty when I got up.  InContinue reading “Coming and going”

It droppeth like the gentle rain from heaven

My sister Mary sent me such a fine selection of pictures from her walk in Regent’s Park this morning that I couldn’t choose between them and have made a composite guest picture of the day.  This is a first. She had better weather than us.  It was raining when we got up and apart fromContinue reading “It droppeth like the gentle rain from heaven”

Me and my girl?

Today’s guest picture once again comes from NZ  but this time not from my neighbour Liz.  It shows Maisie in the garden reading a story to her littler sister Frances.  It was sent to me by Jennie, Maisie’s mother. Here, another cold, grey, windy day easily persuaded me to let Dropscone battle round the morningContinue reading “Me and my girl?”