Today’s guest picture has been postponed in favour of a picture of my old friend Arthur Bell striding across the golf course which he tended, planted and weeded as though it was his own back garden for many years. This picture was taken three years ago and his work on the golf course both asContinue reading “Tootlepedal!”

No siskins

Today’s picture was sent to me by Dropscone’s niece, Hilary.  It shows a lugubrious shoebill that she met at Zurich Zoo. It was a gloriously sunny day today with the only drawback being that it was literally freezing when we woke up.  That put paid to any early cycling and I pottered up to theContinue reading “No siskins”