Icing on the cake

Today’s guest picture comes from Annie and Joe who had taken our granddaughter Evie down to the river Thames to enjoy the golden evening light. The temperature fell very low (-10C, 14F) last night here, and when I looked at our thermometer just before midday, it was still pretty chilly outside our kitchen window. OnceContinue reading “Icing on the cake”

A hard mile

Today’s guest post is the third and last of Tash’s portraits of Tony’s dogs beside the Forth. It was a cold but brighter day here today so there were no complaints but I had a slight chesty cough threatening so I abandoned a plan to wrap up well and go for a pedal and settledContinue reading “A hard mile”

Open Dawes policy

Today’s guest picture shows spring in Regent’s Park, London this morning.  It was sent to me by my sister Mary who was enjoying a game of tennis on the one of the public courts in the Park. By contrast here, Mrs Tootlepedal reported snow on the lawn when she got up.  By the time thatContinue reading “Open Dawes policy”

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”

The calm before the storm

Today’s guest picture is an absolute stonker from my sister Susan who was on the south bank of the Thames a couple of days ago.  She liked the working river but i have cropped it to emphasise the sky. The radio and TV have been full of warnings about the coming storm.  It will beContinue reading “The calm before the storm”