Grey but game

Today’s guest pictures come from my occasional correspondent and Langholm exile, Irving.  He sees these buzzards regularly in his garden and thought correctly that I might be interested in seeing them too. There wasn’t much to see in Langholm today, apart from very low cloud and occasional rain.  It was still reasonably warm at 7°CContinue reading “Grey but game”

Led astray by fast women

Today’s guest picture comes from Venetia in Somerset and shows a bluebell wood that she stumbled upon recently by accident while taking a break from electioneering.  That’s my kind of accident. I had no time for morning photographs as Mrs Tootlepedal and I had to up early for the 60 mile drive to St BeesContinue reading “Led astray by fast women”

Carpeted

Today’s guest picture shows some friends which my Newcastle correspondent Fiona met in Malta. After a chilly night, there was just enough rise in the temperature to get me out on the bike while Mrs Tootlepedal went off to sing in the church choir.  There was a chilly wind and I was back into myContinue reading “Carpeted”

A good hiding

Today’s guest picture comes from my friend, the clarinet playing gardener Liz and shows a fine scarlet elf cup which she met while walking the dog, I started the day by making a lamb stew for the slow cooker while Mrs Tootlepedal went off to sing in the church choir.  I use the slow cookerContinue reading “A good hiding”