A hint of warmth

Thanks to all those who have sent guest pictures.  I start with these two exotic encoutnered by Jim and Sandra who certainly haven’t been on holiday in Blackpool. After a sub zero night, it warmed up briskly and there was no hint of frost to be seen.  The temperature didn’t get above itself though andContinue reading “A hint of warmth”

Now we are one

Today’s guest picture comes from my correspondent, Venetia who went to an NGS open day yesterday afternoon.  It was in East Harptree, on the northern slopes of the Mendip Hills.  It was a little too chilly for comfort but her heart was warmed by music while she was there. We had a lovely day todayContinue reading “Now we are one”

Song cycle day

Today’s guest picture is a beautiful Jute brooch (625 AD) seen in Liverpool’s World Museum by my brother on his recent visit to the city. Dropscone and I braved a forecast of strong winds and went for a spin round the morning run after breakfast.  The best thing about the morning run is that theContinue reading “Song cycle day”

Obliging sitters

Today’s picture shows that spring has come to the Lodge Walks at last. Once again, Dropscone and I were on the early shift and we were back from going round the morning run in beautiful sunshine before we would normally have started.  We are considering making the early start a more regular occurrence as itContinue reading “Obliging sitters”

Dancing beak to beak

Today’s picture shows a nice pot of violas which were given to Mrs Tootlepedal as a gesture of gratitude for her work on the costumes for the recent musical.  They have proved a lasting gift. The day of rest must have done me some good because when Dropscone appeared, I was not only up butContinue reading “Dancing beak to beak”