Trouser time

Today’s guest picture comes from Mary Jo in Manitoba and shows a really good excuse for taking a break from a painting job. Our good spell of weather ended with a day of strong winds.  However, the promised rain turned out to be no more than one or two early showers and I found aContinue reading “Trouser time”

Getting about a bit

Today’s guest picture is the last of a series from my sister Mary’s visit to the Lake District last month.  It was taken looking down at Grasmere. The wind had subsided quite a bit after yesterday’s vigorous blow and it was pleasantly sunny when we got up.  As a result, I got dressed up forContinue reading “Getting about a bit”

A time to rest

Today’s guest picture comes from Venetia’s recent trip to France.  It shows a house competing in the most window boxes of the year competition. After a burst of cycling activity in recent days, I was helped in my decision to have a calm day today by an even colder and more blustery wind than usual. Continue reading “A time to rest”

Dodging the showers

Today’s guest picture shows the Mermaid in Rye.  The picture was taken by my sister on a recent visit to this ancient town on the south coast of England.  It must be one of the prettiest inns in the country. We had another chilly and windy day with alternating sunshine and showers.  I found aContinue reading “Dodging the showers”

Brief report

Today’s guest picture was taken by Dropscone when he was at the seaside at Dunbar for the recent Scottish Boys Golf Championship (where he was an official, not a boy). It was back to being pretty chilly and very windy today but at least it was sunny, which both the flowers… …and the few visitingContinue reading “Brief report”