Keeping my head down

Today’s guest picture comes from my friend Simon. He walked up to Langholm from Canonbie yesterday, and as he knows that I like a good gate and tree, he sent me this picture which he took on the way. It was above freezing again here, but it was still cold and windy when we gotContinue reading “Keeping my head down”

Stretching my legs

Today’s guest picture comes from our son Tony. In the course of his work, he passed a rugby ground in the middle of Edinburgh which had some unusual visitors. It is not often that you see curlews and oystercatchers on the playing field. We had a cool and mostly sunny day here today. It wasContinue reading “Stretching my legs”

Deferred gratification

Today’s guest picture comes from my Lake Michigan correspondent Laura, the daughter of my friend Sandy’s cousin. She visited Tiscornia Beach in St. Joseph and found these fine icy structures on the beach grasses. We were far from that sort of frost here this morning at 3°C, but sadly it was in every other respectContinue reading “Deferred gratification”

Making progress

Today’s guest picture comes from my brother Andrew, who was visiting Nottingham University when he took this picture of the main buildings in the background behind the lake and a very interesting looking mini golf course with giant acorns. We woke to a sunny day but as the thermometer had dropped several degrees and aContinue reading “Making progress”