Contained admiration

Today’s guest picture comes from my Somerset correspondent, Venetia and shows the Chew Valley Lake, a large reservoir in north Somerset. She had an unexpected hour to fill in her schedule and found a good place to spend it. Our Scandinavian high seems to have finally slipped away and we had a chilly, grey andContinue reading “Contained admiration”

Beethoven and the Box Room

Today’s guest picture was taken by my friend Sue.  She borrowed my camera and took this shot of an elderly walker near Talkin Tarn. My day started with two surprises. The first surprise was that I managed to get my bike out and go for a 14 mile ride before breakfast. The second surprise wasContinue reading “Beethoven and the Box Room”

Walkin and Talkin

Today’s guest picture, sent by my daughter Annie, makes me think that she might have been taking part in the Ride London event today along with one or two other cyclists. We thought of having a pedal ourselves today as the weather was very pleasant but the combination of my dodgy joints and a veryContinue reading “Walkin and Talkin”

Black and blue

Today’s picture was sent to me by Gavin who saw this adder on Warbla. Another unseasonably fine but very welcome day greeted us this morning and Dropscone and I enjoyed a pleasant run round the morning route. We weren’t quite as fast as yesterday but we were fast enough to be able to enjoy ourContinue reading “Black and blue”