The rainy season

Today’s picture, which was just sent to torment me, shows the lovely weather that my sister Susan is enjoying in Croatia. We couldn’t have been further away from Croatia weather wise than we were here today as it was cold, dark and wet when we got up and apart from one or two brighter moments,Continue reading “The rainy season”

Just champion (with knobs on)

Today’s picture shows that fine photographer Sandy being presented with the shield for best photo in show at Canonbie this afternoon. The Canonbie Show was the main business of the day and I was up early and at Sandy’s door by ten to seven to go down to Canonbie to put our photographs up inContinue reading “Just champion (with knobs on)”

Hopes dashed

Today’s  picture shows three of Dropscone’s relatives on Gavin’s recent wet holiday.  For security reasons I cannot tell you which ones are the relatives. Once again, in spite of very wet weather elsewhere, we had a pleasant sunny day today, this time with no passing showers at all.  Following the doctor’s prescription to take aContinue reading “Hopes dashed”

Hard going

Today’s picture shows our visiting wood pigeon pulling itself up to its full height. It wasn’t freezing and it wasn’t raining this morning and the wind was less than gale force. All in all, it was a pretty good day and I naturally got the slow bike out after breakfast and set out on aContinue reading “Hard going”