My hat

Today’s guest picture is a reflective study from my brother Andrew. There are too many pictures in today’s post so I will try to keep the wittering to a minimum. It was another mainly sunny, dry day with a chilly wind and a frosty start.  As long as it keeps dry, we are trying notContinue reading “My hat”

Raining and singing (but not in the rain)

Today’s guest picture was taken by my daughter Annie and shows some old gentleman or other in the garden on a wet day at Dalemain in Cumbria. Our daughter was visiting for a couple of days so naturally the rain clouds set in and it was a miserable morning.  A quick check on the weatherContinue reading “Raining and singing (but not in the rain)”

Relentless activity

Today’s guest picture shows the Trent and Mersey Canal.  It is another from my energetic brother Andrew’s compendious album of trip illustrations. I should start by saying that Mrs Tootlepedal would like me to convey her gratitude to all those who have wished her well in her retirement.  She is determined to make the mostContinue reading “Relentless activity”

On the road (but without Kerouac)

Today’s picture is the Travel Lodge in Ludlow whence this post emanates. I have put my hand in my pocket and paid for a morsel of time to post today’s blog.  We are two hundred miles from home and pretty well cooked after five hours in the car which was hard work.  No air conditioningContinue reading “On the road (but without Kerouac)”