Norwegian weather

Today’s guest post is another from Joyce’s Bermuda collection.  As well as glorious beaches she visited the zoo at Flatt Island where she found this lovely lemur. When we woke up, we were very pleased to find the Norwegian weather forecast had been reliable and we had a second sunny day in succession.  What wasContinue reading “Norwegian weather”

A pedal, a toddle and a warble

Today’s guest picture was sent by our daughter Annie and shows the ‘fruits’ of her labours in her allotment.  She benefits from being 300 miles south of us so she is well ahead in her growing season. After two days of rain, as recorded by our scientific rain gauge…. …we were treated to a pleasantlyContinue reading “A pedal, a toddle and a warble”

The open road

After yesterday’s guest picture of the old Trent Bridge, I thought it only right to put my brother’s photograph of the new one in as well As it was Sunday, a certain ritual was observed today.  Mrs Tootlepedal went off to sing in the church choir, I made  a venison stew for the slow cookerContinue reading “The open road”

Hitting the target

Today’s guest picture came from our daughter who is at the Berlin Film Festival.  She saw these birds and wondered what they are.  They look a bit like crows to me. My day started slowly and continued at that pace but it was not dull or empty.  The sun was out but the east windContinue reading “Hitting the target”

Gravity and wind in alliance

Today’s guest picture is one of my brother’s from the recent trip to Amsterdam by three of my siblings. Another cold and windy morning persuaded me (quite easily) that watching the London marathon on TV would be preferable to going outside while Mrs Tootlepedal went off to sing with the church choir. When she returned,Continue reading “Gravity and wind in alliance”