A drop of rain

Today’s guest picture comes from Sandy. His blue tit family have fledged and left the nest box. This was the last one to go. Today saw the beginning of a change in our weather. If the forecasts are to be believed, we are going to lose about 10°C in temperature over the next day orContinue reading “A drop of rain”

Twotlepedal

Today’s guest picture is another from our daughter’s visit to the Chelsea Flower Show in May.  She took many pictures of the show gardens but this was one of my favourites. The hills were covered in misty clouds when we got up but the forecast offered us a warm, sunless day with the faint possibilityContinue reading “Twotlepedal”

All change

Today’s guest picture shows a quiet corner of Regent’s Park in London and was taken by my sister Mary who was probably coming back from playing tennis in the Park. We had another morning of strong winds and violent showers so it was lucky that I got up late and had an entertaining crossword toContinue reading “All change”

Re-clouting

Today’s guest picture comes from my daughter Annie.  When I saw it, I wondered if she had gone to Holland but it turned out that she was just wandering on Wimbledon Common in the heart of London. Not only did she have windmills on her walk but she had sun too.  There was no sunContinue reading “Re-clouting”

By car and foot

Today’s guest picture comes from my Somerset correspondent, Venetia and shows a striking scarlet tiger moth which visited her garden recently. Just lately it has been obligingly raining lightly during the night and stopping during the day.  This was the pattern again today and we had another grey but dry day until a little sunshineContinue reading “By car and foot”