Singing, biking and shopping

Today’s guest picture comes from my Somerset correspondent Venetia. She has been visiting Cornwall, where she found this military display of sunflowers all in a row. Our sunflowers are not nearly out yet but the sun was certainly out here today, and we had another lovely summer day. We cycled to church in the morning,Continue reading “Singing, biking and shopping”

Playing day

Today’s guest picture comes from my sister Mary and shows Mr Grumpy’s London cousin trying (successfully) to outdo a work of art in the background in Hyde Park. There were touches of frost to be seen when I got up.  However, it was cheerfully sunny and the day got warmer as it went on.  ItContinue reading “Playing day”

Total tootle

After two recent guest pictures of the top of Blencathra swathed in cloud, I thought it only fair to show the summit from below.  My brother took this one on his way up. Mist and cloud were not a problem for us today as we enjoyed wall to wall sunshine.  It was a pity thatContinue reading “Total tootle”

Head in the clouds

Today’s guest picture comes from Fiona, my Newcastle correspondent who is spending Easter in The Netherlands, her husband’s country.  Her children were having fun on a Kabouter (gnome) hunt. Our welcome spell of dry and relatively calm weather continued in spite of this being a holiday weekend and after Mrs Tootlepedal went off to singContinue reading “Head in the clouds”