A day of rest

Today’s guest picture comes from another National Trust visit from Venetia. She liked the way that this downpipe had been shaped to suit the architecture at Great Chalfield Manor in Wiltshire. We had another perfect summer’s day here. I was glad that I had gone cycling yesterday though as the wind was a lot briskerContinue reading “A day of rest”

A non standard day

Today’s guest picture comes from Natasha, the daughter of our son Tony’s partner Marianne. Natasha was looking across the Forth at Newhaven Harbour on the Edinburgh shore. It was just as sunny today on her side as it always seems to be on Tony’s side. We had a better day today than our recent coolContinue reading “A non standard day”

End of an era

Today’s guest picture is another from Mike Tinker’s daughter Liz’s holiday on the west coast of Scotland.  Yesterday she saw this little fellow just outside her front door. For the first time since we came to Langholm (41 years ago almost to the day), I had to send Mrs Tootlepedal out today to buy twoContinue reading “End of an era”