Watch the birdie

Today’s guest picture comes from my Lancashire correspondent Paul who is visiting the lake District again. He spotted a lake. We had another cold night here but, once again, the temperature stayed just high enough to avoid any great damage to the garden and I was able to trim the front hedge in pleasant sunshineContinue reading “Watch the birdie”

Tea and cake at the abbey

Today’s guest picture is an intriguing notice spotted by my Lancashire correspondent Paul while he was in the Lake District. We had a very pleasant day here today, warm but not too hot, cloudy at the start but sunnier as the day went on, and with a very light wind. It was a day madeContinue reading “Tea and cake at the abbey”

Long time no sea

Today’s guest picture comes from my brother Andrew.  He is visiting Hull and met these Roman bakers. We had another sunny day today although it was markedly cooler in the morning, thanks perhaps to the north wind. The fine weather persuaded Mrs Tootlepedal that a cycle outing would be a good idea and after someContinue reading “Long time no sea”