Rising to the occasion

Today’s guest picture is a very unusual white thistle spotted by our neighbour Liz on one of her morning walks. I didn’t really surface today until coffee time, delayed by a tricky crossword, a phone call from our daughter and general laziness. But to save time later, I combined coffee in the garden with aContinue reading “Rising to the occasion”

A floral feast

Today’s ‘London Trip’ photograph is a peek into the Pullman coach which featured in yesterday’s post. Owing to a miscalculation there are far too many pictures in today’s post but having processed them all, I am too lazy to decide which ones to cut out so they are all here. For the busy reader hereContinue reading “A floral feast”

Getting the legs turning again

I was going to use pictures from our break as guest pictures of the day this week but I couldn’t resist this picture, taken by ‘Uncle Joe’, of Matilda, who is still in the south,  wondering when her parents and aunt will stop with the cheesy smiles and let her get on with her meal.Continue reading “Getting the legs turning again”

Making a fool of myself

Today’s guest picture shows the main bridge over the river in Mechelen, a Belgian town visited recently by my brother Andrew with my sister Mary. We had the promise of some good weather today so when Mrs Tootlepedal had gone off to church, I armed myself with a marmalade sandwich and two bananas and setContinue reading “Making a fool of myself”

Hipped

Today’s guest picture comes from my nephew Emre, by way of my sister Susan who forwarded it to me, and shows his daughter Lila, the latest addition to our family.  A great uncle again.  I am feeling my age. The full day that I enjoyed yesterday turned out to have been a little fuller thanContinue reading “Hipped”