Peely wally knees see the light

Today’s guest picture comes from my son Tony, who is having a well earned rest on Cyprus with Marianne.  There they need umbrellas to shelter them from the sun, a novel idea to us. We had a genuinely warm and pleasant day today which was a great treat.  I didn’t make the fullest outdoor useContinue reading “Peely wally knees see the light”

That warm feeling

Today’s guest picture is another from Liz’s visit to the Chelsea Flower show.  It shows the much admired Laurent-Perrier Chatsworth garden.  It is difficult to know what to think about it without actually being in it. It was Dropscone’s 74th birthday today and he celebrated by going round his favourite 20 mile morning cycle rideContinue reading “That warm feeling”

Puffing and blowing

Today’s picture portrays New Zealand’s finest showing a healthy appetite. Our spell of sunny and almost windless days came to an end and we had a grey, breezy day.  There is too much pollen about for my comfort and I cried off from the morning pedal and did some useful work in preparation for theContinue reading “Puffing and blowing”

I shopped until I drooped

Today’s picture is a fine view from the Lake District enjoyed by my recorder playing friend Jenny recently while on a walk there.  It shows Buttermere. We had another dry, windless, sunny day today.  I didn’t use it for cycling purposes because it was a bad day for my asthma and even without that, IContinue reading “I shopped until I drooped”