Blown away

Today’s guest picture comes from my younger son and shows Matilda wondering whether she is always going to need a coat on in the middle of summer. Mrs Tootlepedal went to visit Matilda in Edinburgh today and I was hoping to get in a little cycling while she was away.  Unfortunately the constant strong wind,Continue reading “Blown away”

Making an effort

Today’s guest picture shows the wonderful “Trees” in the Gardens by the Bay, Singapore.  It was taken by Mike Tinker on his way home from NZ. We had a very welcome day with lots of sun and no rain.  It even felt pleasantly warm if you could get out of the wind.  The down side,Continue reading “Making an effort”

Strictly for the birds

Today’s guest picture shows that the weather must be better in the south than it is here because my sister Mary saw this tremendous display of colour in the Isabella Plantation in  Richmond Park yesterday. We had a nice sunny day here today which was welcome but the brisk and chilly wind that came withContinue reading “Strictly for the birds”

It’s a wrap

Today’s guest picture shows Leo, the world’s greatest five year old (according to my Newcastle correspondent).  The qualification for becoming the world’s greatest small person of any age is having grandparents in Langholm.  This is bad luck on the rest of the world but obviously quite fair. The day began with a good deal ofContinue reading “It’s a wrap”

All change again

Today’s picture shows a slightly uninviting opportunity to sit outside a pub on the river in Barnes.  My daughter Annie sent it and tells me that she didn’t sit out today.  Wimp. We had another day of mixed weather, starting with this… …but changing into this as the day went on. I went across theContinue reading “All change again”