A trip to Edinburgh

Today’s guest picture comes from my Somerset correspondent Venetia and shows the Market or Buttercross at Somerton. Pretty well my whole day was taken up with a visit to Matilda, the WGSP, In Edinburgh.  Because Mrs Tootlepedal needed the car to go to a fellow embroiderer’s birthday party, I had to travel by bus toContinue reading “A trip to Edinburgh”

On the slow train to Edinburgh

Today’s first guest picture, taken by her mother, shows Matilda telling an amusing story to her grandfather. The second guest picture shows just how terrifying Matilda was in her special Halloween costume. The alert reader will gather from the guest pictures that I accompanied Mrs Tootlepedal on her weekly grandmothering trip to Edinburgh.  We gaveContinue reading “On the slow train to Edinburgh”

Holding the baby

Today’s guest picture is another bird at my daughter’s feeder in London. I had no time to watch birds today as Mrs Tootlepedal, Pat and I went off to Edinburgh in the car straight after breakfast.  We had a dream drive on the way, with hardly any traffic to pass or to be passed byContinue reading “Holding the baby”