Unsatisfactory

Today seems to be World Book Day and to celebrate this, my Newcastle correspondent has sent me a picture of her daughter Hannah with just a few of the books she is reading. The temperature was a little up this morning.  This would have been welcome if the wind hadn’t also got up and theContinue reading “Unsatisfactory”

A leap of faith

Today’s guest picture has been sent by Langholm exile Joyce, now resident in the wilds of Canada.  She thinks that I ought to stop complaining about the weather here. It was thirty degrees C warmer than that here today and the wind wasn’t too bad so I got the speedy bike out after breakfast andContinue reading “A leap of faith”

A proper Sunday

Today’s picture, sent from NZ by my brother Andrew, shows my sister-in-law Catherine sitting beside a boat that was probably the most famous vessel in the world in 1985. Of course it is summer in NZ but far from that over here.  We had a typical winter’s day with a brisk wind and plenty ofContinue reading “A proper Sunday”

Top of the table

Today’s picture shows a robin making every effort to get on the Christmas card. The rain had stopped after two days and Dropscone and I were able to go round the morning run in comparative comfort.  A strong south westerly wind made it sensible to use the traditional route and we had to run theContinue reading “Top of the table”