Not all hail

My South African correspondent, Tom, thought that it was time to make the blog more attractive to the wider public so he has sent me this delectable picture of bare flesh.  They have to put up with a lot of fine weather down there. There was once again no danger of sunburn in Langholm asContinue reading “Not all hail”

Fun with the weather

Today’s guest picture comes from Mary Jo Abbott, a Canadian reader, who must be visiting London as she sent me this picture of a Canada goose in Regent’s Park.  These Canadians get everywhere. Our day started very well as far as the weather went and the view from the bridge as I walked back fromContinue reading “Fun with the weather”

Acting my age (again)

Today’s guest picture is another from my siblings recent visit to the Lake District.  Mary managed to capture this lovely shot of Ullswater out of the car window. One of my little plans is to have at least one cycle ride every year in which the number of miles equals or exceeds my age (andContinue reading “Acting my age (again)”

Eyes down

Today’s guest picture shows Queentown’s harbour taken in the evening by my brother Andrew when he visited the town earlier this month.. Another windy day discouraged me from going cycling and I was secretly quite pleased as I am going through one of those periods when I am feeling a bit tired.  Doing nothing moreContinue reading “Eyes down”

All the ingredients

Today’s guest picture comes from my neighbour Liz and shows a Spanish butterfly which she met on holiday. We couldn’t run to any butterflies here but we did get a reasonable February day with a temperature of 6°C and not a drop of rain all day.  There was a brisk drying wind and all sortsContinue reading “All the ingredients”

A second visit to Leith

Today’s guest picture shows the Old Manor House in Solihull High Street, photographed by my brother Andrew, whose birthday it is today, on a recent visit. Dropscone had an appointment at cycling time today so I was on my own on a dry and comparatively warm (5°C) morning.  Because there was a noticeable east windContinue reading “A second visit to Leith”