Success this time

Today’s guest picture is another from my brother’s recent walk.  When the walkers stopped for lunch, a local resident pestered them for a share of their sandwiches and got very hoity toity when they refused. We had some welcome sunshine today but I had a busy morning  and the only part of it that wasContinue reading “Success this time”

Hot stuff

Today’s guest picture comes from our son Tony.  There are caves near his house in East Wemyss which have a rich history dating back to the Picts and some archaeologists are currently having a dig around to find out more. It has been getting steadily warmer here, although nothing like the heatwaves in the USAContinue reading “Hot stuff”

Saluting our organist

Today’s guest picture comes from my sister Susan.  She was having a cup of coffee beside the Paddington Canal basin when she was  greeted by an appropriate bear. The main business of the morning was the Common Riding church service where a presentation was made to our choirmaster and organist Henry, this year’s cornet.  WeContinue reading “Saluting our organist”

Reliably changeable

Today’s guest picture is another from Mary Jo from Manitoba’s London visit.  This time she met one of the celebrated Tower of London ravens. Our changeable weather is evidently tricky to predict so in spite of forecasts of gales and heavy rain, it was not a great surprise to wake up to merely a briskContinue reading “Reliably changeable”

Life in the slow lane

Today’s guest picture shows one of the ponds in Parliament Hill Fields.  It was taken by my sister Mary who knows a good pond when she sees one. There was rain in the night but we woke to a quiet, grey and dry day.  After breakfast, Mrs Tootlepedal went off to sing in church andContinue reading “Life in the slow lane”

Hot stuff

Today’s guest picture, sent to me by her father, shows Matilda in a discussion on parenting showing a very fair minded effort to see both sides of the question. It was a warm and windless day and in spite of some disagreement from certain recalcitrant joints, I decided to make the best of it andContinue reading “Hot stuff”