More sociable celebrations

Today’s guest picture comes from my sister Caroline. She had a chilly but sparkling day for a walk round Portsmouth, and found the famous Spinnaker Tower looking at its best. We had a chilly but far from sparkling day here, with some persistent drizzle in the morning putting paid to my scheme for a earlyContinue reading “More sociable celebrations”

Definitely a bridge too far

Today’s guest picture has been very kindly sent to me from Solingen in Germany by Zyriacus, a regular reader and correspondent.  It shows two water wheels which turn stones for grinding blades of all descriptions, still a significant local industry. We got a second day of calm weather here today and I started it byContinue reading “Definitely a bridge too far”