Straightforward (and back)

pain Today’s guest picture shows sunset over the Mersey.  My brother is in Liverpool. It was a calm day with a good forecast so when Mrs Tootlepedal went off to sing with the church choir, I got the fairly speedy bike out and made good use of some light Sunday traffic by cycling up theContinue reading “Straightforward (and back)”

Total tootle

After two recent guest pictures of the top of Blencathra swathed in cloud, I thought it only fair to show the summit from below.  My brother took this one on his way up. Mist and cloud were not a problem for us today as we enjoyed wall to wall sunshine.  It was a pity thatContinue reading “Total tootle”

Head in the clouds

Today’s guest picture comes from Fiona, my Newcastle correspondent who is spending Easter in The Netherlands, her husband’s country.  Her children were having fun on a Kabouter (gnome) hunt. Our welcome spell of dry and relatively calm weather continued in spite of this being a holiday weekend and after Mrs Tootlepedal went off to singContinue reading “Head in the clouds”

From Esk to Teviot

Today’s guest picture, sent to me from Hathersage by my friend Bruce, is a curious street scene. It is only when you realise that it is part of a staged exhibition of street furniture designed by David Mellor that it makes some sense. For one reason or another, I wasn’t feeling at my peak whenContinue reading “From Esk to Teviot”