Choir, no choir, extra choir

Today’s guest picture comes from our son Alastair. He spotted a fine Halloween rainbow in Edinburgh this afternoon. After more overnight rain, we woke to another grey and rainy morning here. We walked to church in the dry, but we had to scuttle back home with our coats buttoned up as it was raining heavilyContinue reading “Choir, no choir, extra choir”

A little test

Today’s guest picture is another visit to Irene’s sunny garden in South Africa.  Since they have been suffering from a drought, the colour is very commendable. There was no sign of frost here this morning and there was a little sunshine to warm things up so I decided to ignore the ongoing coughing and tryContinue reading “A little test”


Today’s guest picture shows Christmas fun in Derby.  My brother Andrew, who took the picture, tells me that he has resisted the temptations of the helter skelter so far.  It was my favourite when I was young. While it was still quite windy, we at least had a day without rain today.  As we wereContinue reading “Disappointment”

Flower power

Today’s picture, from my sister Mary, shows Tower Bridge adorned with the Paralympics symbols, the ‘agitos’.  London has been a busy place recently. We didn’t have a paralympic event here and the best we could do by way of athletic adventure was Dropsocne and me pedalling round the usual morning run.   You certainly wouldn’t haveContinue reading “Flower power”