Pushing the boundary

Today’s guest picture, like yesterday’s, comes from Canada but shows a different view of Thanksgiving Day there.  Langholm exile Joyce sent me this view from her window in Ontario. We had an altogether better day today here as far as the weather went, with not even a hint of a raindrop about.  My plan wasContinue reading “Pushing the boundary”

Hitting a boundary

Today’s guest picture comes from Venetia who visited the the Toulouse-Lautrec museum in Albi and thought that possibly this advertising poster, commissioned from Toulouse-Lautrec in 1896 by the Simpson Chain Company, might possibly be of interest to me.  It was indeed. I had the intention of taking my new belt driven bicycle out for aContinue reading “Hitting a boundary”

The magic of frozen peas

Today’s guest picture was sent to me by my son Tony and shows one method that he came across of making sure that your dog doesn’t get  attacked by swans while walking at Lake Windermere. I was interested to find out how my various joints would feel this morning after my experiment with the instantContinue reading “The magic of frozen peas”

At the hub

Today’s guest picture was sent to me by my flute pupil Luke’s mother.  It shows an elderly cyclist visiting The Hub in Eskdalemuir.  This has  been converted to a meeting place and cafe from an old school where long ago he used to to teach on and off for a year. Luke’s mother is aContinue reading “At the hub”

Going round in circles

Today’s picture is just to prove that there is a tiny bit of colour in the garden even it is rather biassed towards blue. There was not much colour as Dropscone and I cycled round the morning run but it is slowly getting a bit warmer and today the wind was in a kinder directionContinue reading “Going round in circles”