Deflated

Today’s guest picture comes from Mrs Tootlepedal who was visiting the world’s greatest baby in Edinburgh.  Matilda is puzzling out the convoluted constitutional matters that have arisen since the referendum. It was a breezy morning so I suggested to Dropscone, when he arrived after breakfast, that we should go round the more sheltered traditional morningContinue reading “Deflated”

Getting the picture

Today’s guest picture was sent to me by my friend Bruce who was visiting Hawick today.  It shows his terrier Guthrie posing in front of the statue of Jimmy Guthrie, the celebrated racing motor cyclist.  Bruce thought that this juxtaposition might appeal to me and he was right. On the instructions of my legs, IContinue reading “Getting the picture”

More macro mania

Today’s guest picture shows a sophisticated big city London heron spotted by my sister Mary in Regent’s Park on her way home from tennis. Our good weather continues but each day sees the wind getting a little stronger which probably means that the end is near.  As it is the autumn equinox today, it wouldContinue reading “More macro mania”

With song and a smile

Today’s guest picture shows a fine iron bridge over the Regent’s Canal in London.  My sister Mary took it as she strolled along the tow-path a week ago. After a succession of rather grey mornings, we had a beautiful sunny day today and when Mrs Tootlepedal went off to sing in the church choir, IContinue reading “With song and a smile”

A surprise outcome

As I know you have all been missing her, here is a recent photo of the world’s greatest baby as guest picture of the day, probably taken by her mother. We are in an excellent spell of fine weather with light winds at the moment and the only downside is that this leads to chillyContinue reading “A surprise outcome”

Castle Loch

Today’s guest picture shows a typically British summer seaside view.  It was taken at Hastings by my sister Mary, who blames the strong and chilly wind for the absence of fun lovers. My day started with a gentle 28 mile cycle ride with the minister, Scott.  After the very hilly ride of last Wednesday, weContinue reading “Castle Loch”

The lure of the cream tea

Today’s guest photo shows a bird which my brother met on a visit to Tiritiri Matangi Island near Auckland in New ZealandAfter the rain showers of yesterday, we enjoyed a day without any rain at all today and very welcome it was too.  Mrs Tootlepedal went off to sing in the church choir after breakfastContinue reading “The lure of the cream tea”

Old History

There is no current significance to this picture but I have put it here as it is two years, more or less to the day, since I started this blog and this was the first picture that appeared.  I note, somewhat sadly considering my present state of health,  that I cycled a hundred miles, includingContinue reading “Old History”