All lit up

Today’s guest picture comes from Venetia.  She saw this old wireless transmitting station and was amazed to find that it is on sale as a dwelling. We had a day of variable weather, with a selection of wind, rain, hail, thunder and occasional sunshine.  It was very cold too too and the combination of theContinue reading “All lit up”

Carpeted

Today’s guest picture shows some friends which my Newcastle correspondent Fiona met in Malta. After a chilly night, there was just enough rise in the temperature to get me out on the bike while Mrs Tootlepedal went off to sing in the church choir.  There was a chilly wind and I was back into myContinue reading “Carpeted”

Downhill

Today’s guest picture comes from Fiona, my Newcastle correspondent.  She has been forced to go and work in Malta for a while and is having to put up with surroundings like these. We had another lovely day here today, genuinely warm and with gentle winds.  I would like to have used it to go cyclingContinue reading “Downhill”

Hard work (but not by me)

Today’s guest picture comes from Venetia, my Somerset correspondent.  She noticed, while reading a county guide, that there was a 13th century Tootle Bridge not far from her home.  In a spirit of fun, she visited it and waited for some time until she could take a picture of a cyclist crossing the bridge toContinue reading “Hard work (but not by me)”

Blown away

Today’s guest picture was taken by my brother on the 3rd of March and shows snow in the Lake District then.  It snowed here today at the very end of the month.  So much for March coming in like a lion and going out like a lamb. When I woke up at eight o’clock, itContinue reading “Blown away”

A peda, a wal and a tootl (they were all rather short)

Today’s guest picture was sent to me by my friend Bruce.  On one of his walks with his dog, he noticed that the receptacle provided for the convenience of dog walkers has acquired a ‘genius loci’. I woke up to a sunny morning and toyed with the idea of getting up into cycling clothes andContinue reading “A peda, a wal and a tootl (they were all rather short)”

Prehistoric trail

Today’s guest picture was sent to me by Bruce.  He ordered 28 litter pickers from two different sources.  24 of them came in the small box at the front of his picture.  The other four from Amazon came in one enormous box each.  This is the economics of madness. It was sunny when I wokeContinue reading “Prehistoric trail”

Snapping my fingers at the clouds

Today’s picture comes from sunny Morocco where my friend Sue was recently on holiday.  It shows her on a camel.  She is the one looking cool on the right. Once again, it is lucky that the guest picture comes from sunny climes as we had another very overcast and gloomy day here. It wasn’t aContinue reading “Snapping my fingers at the clouds”

Rain sandwich or singing in the rain

Today’s guest picture comes from Venetia.  Although a cat lover, she was rather taken by Beethoven when she met him a couple of days ago.  As a musician, she might have been influenced by his name of course. The day started off in a chilly but sunny manner and I was wakened by the clatterContinue reading “Rain sandwich or singing in the rain”

Over the hill at last

I have had a very good response to my request for guest pictures and I am working through them.  My thanks go to those who replied.  Today’s choice is a lovely view of Buttermere taken in the sun by my sister Mary and sent to me in a text message. We had a thoroughly sunnyContinue reading “Over the hill at last”