More but less

Today’s guest picture comes from another of Venetia’s visits to local gardens. She came across this fine gate at the walled garden of Cannington. The temperature duly went down as forecast and we found ourselves with a 10°C (50°F) day. It felt cooler thanks to a north easterly wind and a pervasive dampness in theContinue reading “More but less”

Mobbed again

Today’s guest picture comes from my Lancastrian correspondent Paul’s visit to the Lake District. It shows a well positioned seat placed in memory of Hugh Walpole. It is looking out over Derwent Water. We had another warm and dry day here, though the sun only made occasional appearances. Indeed it even tried to rain asContinue reading “Mobbed again”

Some golf shots

Today’s guest picture shows a spectacular Pantanal bird, the orange-backed troupial.  It was spotted by Venetia on her Brazilian expedition last month.  You can see more of what she saw if you visit her recent blog (including some lovely jaguar pictures). Mrs Tootlepedal started the day with a routine visit to the dentist (nothing needed)Continue reading “Some golf shots”