Actual cycling

Today’s guest picture comes from our son Tony and shows that herons in East Wemyss take a lofty view of life. We had mixed weather here today with occasional rain, quite a bit of wind and some sunshine. If you were lucky, outdoor activities and the rain did not coincide. I was lucky. I wentContinue reading “Actual cycling”

Calmer wind, busier roads

Today’s guest picture comes from our son Tony. He sent me this picture of a fine East Wemyss fungus and then went back at my request to photograph the underside too. The wind finally calmed down here and after a misty start, the skies cleared and we had a very acceptably warm but not tooContinue reading “Calmer wind, busier roads”

A tootlepedal day with added scones

Today’s guest picture  comes from my Somerset correspondent Venetia.  She is wandering abroad again and has ended up with her head in the clouds in Madeira. Our spell of good weather continues and although it means quite a bit of time spent watering in the garden, it is very welcome after two cold and rainy Continue reading “A tootlepedal day with added scones”

Some welcome warmth

Today’s guest picture comes from Mike Tinker who is on holiday in Wales.  He tells me , “I came across this interesting ancient monument while walking here in New Radnor -it is strangely called Four Stones.”  I think that I have worked out how it got its title. We had a really pleasant day today –Continue reading “Some welcome warmth”

A pedal and a tootle, the first for a while

Today’s guest picture, sent by my sister Mary, shows a stained glass window from the William Morris Gallery in Walthamstow. Once again we enjoyed  fine weather today which was better than the forecast.  I was pleased to be able to get out for a pedal after breakfast in dry conditions and with a tolerable breezeContinue reading “A pedal and a tootle, the first for a while”

Slow pedal, good tootle

After yesterday’s exciting picture of the hobby horses in the Banbury Mayor’s procession, here is the mayor himself walking through a crowd of well wishers. I’m glad that my brother lives in Banbury and not I.  The excitement might be too much for me. Here, on a another warm and sunny day, I avoided tooContinue reading “Slow pedal, good tootle”