Hands across the sea

Today’s guest picture is the ZurichSee, taken this morning.  It was sent me from Zurich by Hilary, Dropscone’s niece, my Zurich correspondent. The weather in Langholm could hardly have been more different as it was an absolutely foul day, temperature in low single figures, intermittent heavy showers and a cruel and ruthless wind making lifeContinue reading “Hands across the sea”

Pleasant distractions

Today’s guest picture shows an elegant Egyptian goose  spotted by my sister Mary in Regents’s Park yesterday. The temperature stayed comfortably above freezing and, for the most part, the rain stayed away too so it should have been a good day for cycling.  A nippy north wind made me very ambivalent about the delights ofContinue reading “Pleasant distractions”

Getting above myself

Today’s guest picture, in the absence of any up to date contributions, is a charming bridge near Buttermere, which was crossed when he came to it in August by my brother. In spite of beautifully sunny and calm conditions, or perhaps because of the beautifully sunny and calm conditions, the temperature stayed resolutely below threeContinue reading “Getting above myself”