Farewell to our visitors

Today’s guest picture is another of my brother Andrew’s shots from his trip along the Thames yesterday. He has a lot of things to do just now, and he says that his head is spinning a lot faster than the London Eye was going round. Annie cooked some cheese and marmite pinwheels yesterday, and theyContinue reading “Farewell to our visitors”

Sunshine and seaside

Today’s guest picture comes from my sister Mary who was sitting outside a cafe beside the Thames yesterday when she got an unexpected treat. We got an unusual treat here today in the shape of a sunny day. To add to the pleasure of the day, it wasn’t even very cold in the morning, whichContinue reading “Sunshine and seaside”

Another autumnal walk

Today’s guest picture comes from our son Tony. It shows a loaf of bread which he baked in his air fryer today. It is a versatile machine. We had another very grey day here today, but once again with mild temperatures for the time of year. We found plenty to do in the way ofContinue reading “Another autumnal walk”

The weather gods have a laugh

Today’s guest picture reminds me that I shouldn’t complain about our weather too much. Blog reader Terena sent me this picture of current conditions in southern Saskatchewan. There was no sign of snow here but there was plenty of rain about. The forecast was for sunshine and showers and we hoped to find a gapContinue reading “The weather gods have a laugh”

A day of rest for the cameras

Today’s guest picture comes from our son Tony in East Wemyss. He liked the early morning rather ghostly appearance of this ship. It was dry when we cycled to church to sing in the choir at the Harvest Festival service. It was raining heavily when we came out and cycled home as fast as weContinue reading “A day of rest for the cameras”

Singing and walking

Today’s guest picture comes from Dropscone’s visit to Orkney. He met a very upstanding stone. We had a sunny but slightly chilly day here. I filled the feeder early in the morning and two goldfinches appeared to sample the seed. There was a rather threatening cloud as we cycled to church, but it had disappearedContinue reading “Singing and walking”

A big night out

Today’s guest picture comes from my walking friend Mark. He spotted this 8″ long adder on his walk today and is grateful that his dog Henry didn’t think it was a curly stick and try to pick it up. The chief business of the day today was going out in the evening to have aContinue reading “A big night out”

Another dull outing

Today’s guest picture comes from Camera Club member Andy Little. He saw this fine example of letterbox yarn bombing in Kirkcudbright, a town popular with artists. After recent strong winds, we were happy to have a calmer day here today. It was a pity that there was no sun to go with it, but atContinue reading “Another dull outing”

Club comes up trumps

Today’s guest picture is another from Dropscone’s Orkney adventure. He says that they are having to cope with gales. He doesn’t say if they went swimming. After some overnight rain, we had a generally very sunny day here, although a spot or two of rain in the afternoon made hanging out the washing a bitContinue reading “Club comes up trumps”

Song, birds and bees

Today’s guest picture comes from my brother Andrew. He found a perfect moment this afternoon for a riverside view in Derby. We had another cool, but not cold day here, and apart from some very light drizzle in the afternoon, it stayed dry. We were thus able to cycle to church after breakfast, where asContinue reading “Song, birds and bees”