Getting things fixed

Today’s guest picture is another from Paul. He was happy to see that cricket had started again after the lockdown. As a day, this was one that did not get entered on the credit side of the great ledger of life, although it did have some redeeming features. First, the less attractive part: after breakfast,Continue reading “Getting things fixed”

Adding a little spike to our life

Today’s guest picture comes from my Somerset corespondent, Venetia. She visited the coast at Klive and saw this very ‘geological’ cliff. When Mrs Tootlepedal went into the utility room to wash her hands this morning, she found that the floor was rather messy. Her first and very natural instinct was to wonder what I hadContinue reading “Adding a little spike to our life”

Keeping calm

Today’s guest picture is another from my brother’s visit to Chester and shows a view of the cathedral there. We had yet another calm, cool, dry day today although Mrs Tootlepedal did encounter the briefest of showers while she was archaeologising. She spent pretty well the whole day at the Roman fort at Broomholm, helpingContinue reading “Keeping calm”

Proving the tooth of an old saw

Today’s guest picture shows a little guerilla gardening seen by my sister Susan near her house in London.  It brightened her day up a lot. It was a briskly windy day today so I decided to leave my first cycle ride of September until a later day. I put the day to good use thoughContinue reading “Proving the tooth of an old saw”

More than one visitor

Today’s picture shows Mrs Tootlepedal pricking out some nicotiana. They will smell gorgeous in the summer. The day started for me with a bit of a shock. When I went into the boiler room to open the back door and sniff the air, I found a broken jar smashed on the floor and a packetsContinue reading “More than one visitor”