A lot to see but most of it quite far away

Today’s guest picture comes from Gavin in America.  He says that he has never been so close to a deer before. Our spell of dry and windy weather continued today, with the wind even stronger than yesterday so that it felt decidedly chilly when the sun wasn’t out. I started the day off with aContinue reading “A lot to see but most of it quite far away”

Things to do, places to go

Todays’ guest picture shows the Monteath Mausoleum which overlooks the Lilliardsedge Golf Course where Dropscone was playing at the official opening of the Borders Golf Association season on Sunday. It was another fine day in Langholm but slightly marred by a persistent and chilly wind which made me glad that I had an excuse notContinue reading “Things to do, places to go”

Cease and desist

Today’s guest picture comes from South Africa and was  sent to me by far flung Langholm exile, Tom.  He tells me that he travelled up north to the Kimberley area and came across the Old Wagon Bridge.  It crosses the Orange River near Hopetown where the first diamond was found in South Africa. The weather was even moreContinue reading “Cease and desist”

Tea and cake

Today’s guest picture shows Nunnington Hall in Yorkshire, a National Trust property, which my brother visited for his bank holiday treat. After a rainy night, the morning was relatively calm and dry and I might have gone for a pedal if I hadn’t been waylaid by some freshly made treacle scones.  Dropscone is going onContinue reading “Tea and cake”

At leisure

Today’s guest picture shows a view of Amsterdam.  It was sent by my sister Mary who has just come back from a visit there with my brother Andrew and my sister Susan.  They get about. I made an effort to get about a bit myself today as for once it was a completely dry dayContinue reading “At leisure”