Going out with Mrs Tootlepdal

Today’s guest picture comes from our son Tony in sunny East Wemyss and features a sea bird and some seaweed….and some sea. Disappointingly, we had another sub zero night so that things are still developing very slowly in the garden in spite of sunny days. We had another very sunny day today and by midContinue reading “Going out with Mrs Tootlepdal”

Another quiet day

Today’s guest picture, sent by my sister Mary, shows Mr Grumpy’s London cousin posing on the Serpentine. Our spell of dry weather continued today, although it was rather gloomy in the morning.  The main feature of the weather, apart from the lack of rain, has been the prevalence of light winds and this has beenContinue reading “Another quiet day”

The lure of the cream tea

Today’s guest photo shows a bird which my brother met on a visit to Tiritiri Matangi Island near Auckland in New ZealandAfter the rain showers of yesterday, we enjoyed a day without any rain at all today and very welcome it was too.  Mrs Tootlepedal went off to sing in the church choir after breakfastContinue reading “The lure of the cream tea”