A surprise

Just to show that it still often sunny in East Wemyss, our son Tony sent us this picture taken a couple of days ago. We expected it to be cold this morning, but all the same we got quite a shock when we looked out of the window when we got up. The snow didn’tContinue reading “A surprise”

Getting goosed

Today’s guest picture comes from my sister Caroline. She has a welcome touch of spring in her garden already. Of course she is 350 miles south of us so it will take some time for spring to get up here at its alleged speed of 2mph. Even that seems a bit optimistic, as we don’tContinue reading “Getting goosed”

Second sight

I have stolen today’s guest picture from some which Big Deev sent me to show at the Camera Club meeting on the theme of winter. The day started well in three ways: firstly, it wasn’t raining, secondly the replacement lens for the Archive Group microfiche reader arrived in the post, and thirdly, when Nancy andContinue reading “Second sight”

Definitely dreich

Today’s guest picture comes from my brother Andrew. He came across this unusual bird a day or two ago. It was raining today when we got up, and things didn’t improve as the day went on. As it was cold and pretty windy too, the best thing to do was to stay inside. Fortunately bothContinue reading “Definitely dreich”

Changeable

Today’s guest picture comes from our son Tony who kindly forwarded this picture taken by his partner Marianne from her place of work this morning. Some workplaces have better views than others. I had to be up and about quite sharply today. The new lens for the Archive Group microfiche reader had arrived and IContinue reading “Changeable”

Not the best use of some sunshine

Today’s guest picture comes from our friend Elizabeth, last seen organising the Whisky Run here on New Year’s Day. She was at home in Linlithgow yesterday when a goldcrest cannoned into her window, stunning itself in the process. She held out a helping hand, and it soon recovered and flew off. It is a beautifulContinue reading “Not the best use of some sunshine”

Dislegsia

Today’s guest picture comes from our son Tony in East Wemyss. He wondered for a moment today if he was seeing a comet streaking across the sky, but it was nothing more exciting than an aeroplane catching the evening light. We had another ten-ten morning here today, 10°C inside the house and -10° outside. AContinue reading “Dislegsia”

Spicing up my life

Today’s guest picture comes from my brother Andrew. He came across this unusual bee sculpture from Manchester made out of seized knives and firearms. It is touring Derbyshire to promote anti-violence policies. We had another cold day here, with a little rain in the morning, but it was mostly dry and sometimes bright. I startedContinue reading “Spicing up my life”

Zooming about

Today’s guest picture comes from my sister Mary. She was rather taken by the Dior decorations on the front of Harrods as she passed by the famous shop on her way to an exhibition today. I suppose that they do sum up the modern spirit of Christmas rather well. The change to cooler weather arrivedContinue reading “Zooming about”

Sandy takes the cake

Today’s guest picture comes from our friend Sandy. After some air fryer conversation over coffee today, he went home and cooked a cake in his. With excellent results. He says that it tastes as good as it looks. After yesterday’s good weather, it was back to normal service with a grey and windy day hereContinue reading “Sandy takes the cake”