A quick dip

Today’s guest picture comes from Mike Tinker.  He was in Oban on the west coast of Scotland when he saw this fine sunset. We had some very welcome sunshine here today but the price to pay for it was a frosty morning and this in turn put paid to any idea of having a cycleContinue reading “A quick dip”

Hard going

Dropscone did Forth bridges while he was in Edinburgh.  He went over the rail bridge by train, walked back over the mile long road bridge on foot and found time to take this artistic misty picture of the new crossing in between times. We had another fine day today but it was decidedly chilly andContinue reading “Hard going”

A very important day

Today’s guest picture was taken by my younger son and shows the frost on the ground at his daughter’s playground last week. I am now looking once again to kind readers for new guest pictures. We had plenty of frost on the ground here again today as the thermometer was showing -2°C when we gotContinue reading “A very important day”

Below par all day

Today’s guest picture comes from Venetia’s recent visit to Madeira.  As well as an abundance of fruit and veg in the market, she even had a personal rainbow. We had another calm, sunny day today but it was the coldest yet with the temperature struggling to get above zero all day. In the morning, MrsContinue reading “Below par all day”

Skating on thin ice

Today’s guest picture shows a cycle track on an old railway leading to Melbourne.  Although my brother Andrew, who took the picture earlier this month, was in Melbourne, Australia not long ago, this Melbourne is in Leicestershire, England. It was a fine sunny morning when we got up and the dogwood in the back borderContinue reading “Skating on thin ice”