At least it didn’t snow

Today’s guest picture comes from my sister Mary who noticed an unusual spectator when she went to play tennis. After what we hope was the last of a series of sub zero nights, (25°F -4°C), we had a day that was still pretty cold in spite of talk of rising temperatures. It was just warmContinue reading “At least it didn’t snow”

Plan C today

Today’s guest picture comes from my Welsh correspondent Keiron.  He had a lovely day for a pedal along the towpath. It was cold and grey here when we got up and my original plan (Plan A) for the day was to go back to bed after breakfast, pull the covers over my head and hopeContinue reading “Plan C today”

A brief note with added birds

Today’s guest picture comes from Mary Jo from Manitoba.  It is not a Canadian picture though.  She met this balletic hare on her trip to Londodn last year. It was a thoroughly rotten day here, very windy, very grey and either drizzling or  raining during the hours of daylight. Even the birds were fed upContinue reading “A brief note with added birds”

A helping hand or two

No guest picture today as Mary Jo’s scientific rain gauge takes pride of place with a measurable amount of rain in when I checked it this morning. 1cm may not seem to be that much  but when I looked at it again when we got back home in the evening, it had 3cm in itContinue reading “A helping hand or two”

Constructive resting

My sister Susan returned to the UK from NZ this morning but here is a recent picture of her admiring Lake Te Anau to prove that she was there.  It was taken by my brother. She has been banned from mentioning what the weather was like while she was in NZ.  At least we hadContinue reading “Constructive resting”