A ride, a walk and a song

Today’s guest picture comes from Mary Jo in Manitoba.  Her hostas have been frozen but still offer some golden colour to brighten up her garden. It was another mercifully dry day here, but it was grey and chilly with the temperature well in single figures at breakfast. I was in no hurry to get upContinue reading “A ride, a walk and a song”

On the trail

Today’s guest picture shows the Royal Shakespeare Theatre at Stratford upon Avon.  It was kindly sent to me by Mike Griffiths, author of the Wilden Marsh blog which is always an interesting read.  He is a first class photographer. It was a dry morning again.  Recently the weather gods have taken to raining in theContinue reading “On the trail”

Here today, gone today

Today’s guest picture comes from Dovedale and was sent by my brother Andrew who was brave enough recently to walk along the banks of the swollen Dove. We woke to pouring rain but fortunately Dropscone was able to vary his schedule and we set off for a trip to Waterbeck an hour and a halfContinue reading “Here today, gone today”

A bike and a bridge

Today’s picture, in the absence of any correspondents’ contributions, is a convolvulus flower.   They are peeking out of many a hedgerow just now. I had an opportunity to go round the morning run with Dropscone today but a combination of forecast bad weather and things to do over the next three days persuaded me toContinue reading “A bike and a bridge”