Seen and gone

Today’s guest picture shows a fine waterfall visited by Dropscone and family on his Skye holiday. In spite of a forecast of rain, we had yet another dry, cool day with a brisk wind until the evening.  I should have gone cycling (my neighbour Ken did 40 miles in the morning) but I was feelingContinue reading “Seen and gone”

A day of doing nothing much

The guest picture of the day comes from Gavin who has deserted the wild woods of Yosemite and taken to the groves of Academe at Stanford University. We were expecting wet weather today but in spite of a gloomy forecast, it remained pretty dry and this would have been more welcome if it hadn’t comeContinue reading “A day of doing nothing much”

Tidying up

Today’s guest picture comes from Venetia.  She was walking at Burrington Combe in North Somerset, when she saw this sight on the far side of the road.  It is the very crag which inspired the writer of the 1763 hymn starting: ‘Rock of Ages, cleft for me, Let me hide myself  in Thee’ We had another dry andContinue reading “Tidying up”

Repetition

Today’s guest picture comes from Dropscone’s sister Elizabeth, who is visiting her daughter in America.  It was taken on the Monticello estate (home of Thomas Jefferson) which is near where her daughter  lives. It shows a hotel for insects, and she assures me that there are many insects in this part of the world. AlthoughContinue reading “Repetition”

Getting a present

Today’s guest picture comes from a damp walk in the Chilterns undertaken by my daughter Annie. Mrs Tootlepedal went off to sing in the church choir at the Remembrance Sunday service at the church while I set about preparing a venison stew for the slow cooker and then considered a quick pedal.  The consideration turnedContinue reading “Getting a present”