Making the most of some more sunshine

Today’s guest picture is another NZ bird from Mike and Alison’s recent antipodean expedition.  This one is a pied shag. We had a dull and cloudy morning but with men re-pointing our external wall under the kitchen window, there was no chance of seeing any birds so I retired to the computer and put inContinue reading “Making the most of some more sunshine”

Time and tide

Today’s guest picture comes from my brother Andrew who went back to the low countries after our visit to Marseille.  He was surprised to find a local pipe band in Ghent.  They are wearing McKenzie tartan kilts, our mother’s clan. The forecast was for a calm and often sunny day.  I made a plan toContinue reading “Time and tide”

Mrs Tootlepedal tells the time

Today’s picture is a notice encountered by my brother during a hike on Mt Taranaki in NZ.  I thought it should be brought to the attention of  our very own government.  It seems like good advice when as a country we are moving inexorably down a very slippery slope under the guidance of two blokesContinue reading “Mrs Tootlepedal tells the time”