I talked to the trees

I have recently been sent a good selection of guest pictures and will work through them.  Today’s guest picture comes from Langholm exile, Irving and shows a visitor to his garden. It was only a degree or two above freezing when we got up this morning and the wind was blowing more fiercely than yesterdayContinue reading “I talked to the trees”

A pedal and a tootle

Today’s guest picture shows one regular contributor, my brother Andrew, taken by another, my sister Mary, at the top of the Kirkstone Pass in the Lake District during their recent visit.  I am grateful to them both for brightening up many a post.  Long may they continue to do so. (Other contributions are welcome tooContinue reading “A pedal and a tootle”

Well covered

Today’s guest picture was sent to me by my flute pupil Luke’s mother and shows a spectacular fire on the hills near Langholm which she saw this afternoon.  If it was part of the customary heather burning, we hope that they had it under control. It was another lovely day today so it was  aContinue reading “Well covered”

Blown away

Today’s guest picture was taken by my brother on the 3rd of March and shows snow in the Lake District then.  It snowed here today at the very end of the month.  So much for March coming in like a lion and going out like a lamb. When I woke up at eight o’clock, itContinue reading “Blown away”

Making an exhibition of ourselves

Today’s picture, sent by her mother, shows that no aspect of giving Maisie a guid education is being neglected. There were some strong gusts of wind with some heavy rain during the night but by dawn, all was comparatively quiet again.  This gave Dropscone and me the chance to get out round the morning run…afterContinue reading “Making an exhibition of ourselves”