Getting around again

Today’s guest picture comes from Mrs Tootlepedal who used her phone to record the scene in our garden this evening. You will gather from the guest picture that it has not been a warm day here in Langholm. The sun did come out from time to time but it stayed cold all day. It wasContinue reading “Getting around again”

Hanging around

Today’s guest picture comes from our son Tony’s partner Marianne.  She shared her enjoyment of a view over the river Tay at Perth with some jackdaws. I realised when I came to put this post together that I had included far too many pictures in it by accident so I apologise in advance and recommendContinue reading “Hanging around”

At last, a pedal and a tootle

Today’s guest picture comes from Lucie, one of my Canadian correspondents, who took this fine view of  Lake Athapapaskow, a glacial lake in Manitoba, while on holiday. It took us some time to come to terms with the fact that it wasn’t raining when we woke up but I recovered from the shock and gotContinue reading “At last, a pedal and a tootle”

Disjointed

Today’s guest picture comes from the camera of Mrs Tootlepedal.  She bicycled off after church to help with some archaeological surveying at a Roman camp near the town and noticed this painted lady butterfly on the way. I was in a rather creaky state when I woke up and after breakfast I resolved to seeContinue reading “Disjointed”

Into every life…

Today’s picture shows the only one round here who thought that it was a nice day. Mrs Tootlepedal spied this duck strolling up the road this morning in a light drizzle.  I went out to take the picture and then retired inside and stayed there for the rest of the morning.  It was still quiteContinue reading “Into every life…”