Feeling the heat

Today’s picture, sent to me by her mother Clare, shows Matilda adopting the only possible solution to coping with  some unusually warm weather in Edinburgh by sitting in a frying pan. It was 28°C here today, which coming after the many recent weeks of 13°C was both surprising and a little hard to take.  StillContinue reading “Feeling the heat”

Down memory lane

Today’s guest picture comes from Tom, my South African correspondent.  The picture shows a view of the mountains seen from Worcester in the Western Cape area and was taken on his phone. We had another grey and drizzly day here today but it was definitely warmer which was very welcome. I had a traditional wanderContinue reading “Down memory lane”

By car and foot

Today’s guest picture comes from my Somerset correspondent, Venetia and shows a striking scarlet tiger moth which visited her garden recently. Just lately it has been obligingly raining lightly during the night and stopping during the day.  This was the pattern again today and we had another grey but dry day until a little sunshineContinue reading “By car and foot”

It was too good to last

Today’s picture is from my sister Susan’s recent canal adventure in the Highlands.  It shows a lock at Fort Augustus with a glimpse of Loch Ness in the background. The long dry spell came to an end with a spell of steady rain from after breakfast until it was just too late in the dayContinue reading “It was too good to last”