A spring in my step

Today’s guest picture comes from Dylan, the son of Marianne, our son Tony’s partner.  He spotted a big bee among some fine blossom. We had a day of wall to wall sunshine here.  Once again the wind was brisk and somewhat chilly, but if you could get out of the wind, it was very pleasant.Continue reading “A spring in my step”

Watered down

Today’s guest picture comes from my sister Mary.  She didn’t have to go far to find this cheerful pieris as it is at her own front gate. We are in no rush to go anywhere or do anything these days, so I had my usual morning routine of a leisurely breakfast followed by a closeContinue reading “Watered down”

I talked to the trees

I have recently been sent a good selection of guest pictures and will work through them.  Today’s guest picture comes from Langholm exile, Irving and shows a visitor to his garden. It was only a degree or two above freezing when we got up this morning and the wind was blowing more fiercely than yesterdayContinue reading “I talked to the trees”

All hail (and a little snow too)

Today’s guest picture harks back to my siblings’ visit at the start of this month and shows Skelwith Force in the Lake District.  It was taken by my sister Mary. We had another day of mixed sunshine and showers here with some impressive cloudscapes.  Plans were once again slightly frustrated but the day worked outContinue reading “All hail (and a little snow too)”

There have been more exciting days

Today’s guest picture is another from my brother Andrew’s trip to Spain where he did a lot and took a lot of pictures.  This shows Girona, a town to the north of Barcelona. We could have done with a bit of Spanish sunshine here today as it was another grey, windy day.  I was inContinue reading “There have been more exciting days”