The pick of the crop

Today’s guest picture is another from Bruce’s visit to the south west of England.  He saw this black swan at Dawlish.  He tells me that before he saw this actual black swan, he had thought that all black swans were public houses. The main business of the day was taking Granny to Newcastle Airport soContinue reading “The pick of the crop”

Flat out

Today’s guest picture was sent to me by Bruce and shows the modern equivalent of the wonderful Palm House at Kew which featured as guest picture a day or two ago.  Bruce and his wife were visiting the Eden Project in Cornwall. I had a busy day today with three outings to keep me entertained.Continue reading “Flat out”

The best laid schemes…

Today’s guest picture, from the camera of my brother, shows my sister-in-law Catherine enjoying a well earned rest on a walk near Leicester. It was another very reasonable day today, suitable for cycling and lawn mowing but natural sloth and the demands of other business meant that I neither cycled nor mowed.  Getting up lateContinue reading “The best laid schemes…”

Driven not to despair but to Warrington

Today’s picture, taken by my sister Mary yesterday on a sunny walk in London, shows the rich and mighty competing to see who can build the silliest looking building.   The building on the extreme left is hors de compétition. I’ve not much to say about today as it was mostly spent in driving Granny toContinue reading “Driven not to despair but to Warrington”

Coasting along

Today’s picture from my sister Susan’s recent trip to the Balkans shows a fine Macedonian mosaic. As the forecast was for rain at ten, Dropscone and I started our morning pedal at 8.30 in an effort to beat the weather.  We stopped for a moment on the way to allow Dropscone to put on aContinue reading “Coasting along”