Winter draws (back on)

Today’s guest picture is a delightful pastoral scene which my Somerset correspondent Venetia captured a week ago on one of her permitted walks. The temperature was back to being well down in single figures again this morning and I dressed accordingly when I got up after my usual lockdown morning routine of leisurely breakfast andContinue reading “Winter draws (back on)”

A walk and some chips

Today’s guest picture shows a fine display of wisteria spotted by my sister Susan on her way to catch a bus. We had a frosty morning here, followed by a fine but chilly day with a brisk  and biting north wind.  If you were out of the wind, everything in the garden was lovely andContinue reading “A walk and some chips”

Downhill

Today’s guest picture comes from Fiona, my Newcastle correspondent.  She has been forced to go and work in Malta for a while and is having to put up with surroundings like these. We had another lovely day here today, genuinely warm and with gentle winds.  I would like to have used it to go cyclingContinue reading “Downhill”

Sandra and Jim come up trumps

Today’s guest picture, from my sister Mary’s camera, shows some very smart chaps going to defend the Queen from something or other. It was a grey and dull day when we got up, not much good for photographs but excellent, as it turned out, for cycling.  The temperature was very comfortable and the wind wasContinue reading “Sandra and Jim come up trumps”

Obliging sitters

Today’s picture shows that spring has come to the Lodge Walks at last. Once again, Dropscone and I were on the early shift and we were back from going round the morning run in beautiful sunshine before we would normally have started.  We are considering making the early start a more regular occurrence as itContinue reading “Obliging sitters”