A ferntastic morning

Today’s guest picture is another form Bruce’s visit to Eyam.  A helpful notice tells you that this is a wall sun dial. It was warmer today and it got even warmer as the day went on whihc was very welcome.  It was rather damp and grey in the morning when I went out to learnContinue reading “A ferntastic morning”

A matter of timing

Today’s guest picture comes from Irving who has been fishing in the Highlands.  He doesn’t tell me if he caught any fish but at least he made this very nice capture of the old bridge over the River Oykel. I had a varied day today including cycling, walking and singing and among the skills requiredContinue reading “A matter of timing”

A good start to the new month

Today’s guest picture comes from my brother’s birthday tour and shows a very United Kingdom team of bell ringers over a jeweller’s shop in Gloucester. The new month started in good style with a chilly but fine morning and it was a pleasure to see the sun and some blue sky. Even though it wasContinue reading “A good start to the new month”

A pleasant surprise

Today’s guest picture comes from my sister Mary who was walking along the Thames last week when she came to Tower Bridge at low tide. We had another day of sunshine and showers here today but in an improvement on yesterday, there was more sunshine and less rain and when the rain came, it cameContinue reading “A pleasant surprise”

Up hill and down dale

Today’s guest picture is a second helping of vegetables from our daughter’s allotment.  She is obviously doing a good job there.  Mrs Tootlepedal is very envious of the beetroot. I didn’t have very much time to look at our veg today as it seemed to start to rain as soon as I went out intoContinue reading “Up hill and down dale”

Every cloud……?

Today’s guest picture shows the Cutty Sark, much restored and now resting on top of a visitor centre at Greenwich.  My sister Mary took the shot a few days ago. The temperature here rose into double figures, propelled by warm air from the Canary Islands sweeping up over the whole country.  In the north eastContinue reading “Every cloud……?”