A welcome thorn tree

Today’s guest picture shows a concrete warship which our holidaying neighbour Gavin visited today near Monterey.  He tells me it is the SS Palo Alto,  a concrete ship built as a tanker at the end of World War I.  He adds that it smells terrible. We had another chilly and breezy day with occasional snow showers, though it was just warmContinue reading “A welcome thorn tree”

Blown away….and not just by the wind

Today’s guest picture was sent to me by Dropscone, who took it with his phone while going along a local bike path.  It reflects exactly how much care and respect our council has for this path. I surpassed myself today by doing absolutely nothing before lunch except a little flute practice.  In my defence, thereContinue reading “Blown away….and not just by the wind”

Getting above myself

Today’s guest picture, in the absence of any up to date contributions, is a charming bridge near Buttermere, which was crossed when he came to it in August by my brother. In spite of beautifully sunny and calm conditions, or perhaps because of the beautifully sunny and calm conditions, the temperature stayed resolutely below threeContinue reading “Getting above myself”