Flinging myself about

Today’s guest picture comes from Venetia, my Somerset correspondent, who has been away in France.  The picture shows a charming boutique in Collanges-la-Rouge. A cloudy and windy morning gave rise to quite a long internal debate over the pleasures of cycling.  In the end though,my sense of derring-do just won out over my tendency toContinue reading “Flinging myself about”

Hail smiling morn (and farewell miserable afternoon)

Here is the promised snowdrop as picture of the day. The first snowdrop last year appeared on February 7th so you can see how far ahead we are this year. The page title today is not another punning reference to the weather but a celebration of the fact that for the first time for ages,Continue reading “Hail smiling morn (and farewell miserable afternoon)”