The last day of summer

Today’s guest picture comes from our neighbour Gavin who met these sea creatures while on a walking holiday in the west. According to the forecast, the weather for the rest of the week and beyond is going to be cold, wet and windy so we tried to make good use of a very pleasant dayContinue reading “The last day of summer”

The Met Office having a laugh

Today’s guest picture is a second look at the Chew Valley Lake by Venetia.  It shows the surface of the water dotted with what she thinks is a vast quantity of coots. We had one of those days today which are politely described as “changeable” but which might more honestly be described as utterly miserable.Continue reading “The Met Office having a laugh”

Twotlepedal

Today’s guest picture is another from our daughter’s visit to the Chelsea Flower Show in May.  She took many pictures of the show gardens but this was one of my favourites. The hills were covered in misty clouds when we got up but the forecast offered us a warm, sunless day with the faint possibilityContinue reading “Twotlepedal”

Peely wally knees see the light

Today’s guest picture comes from my son Tony, who is having a well earned rest on Cyprus with Marianne.  There they need umbrellas to shelter them from the sun, a novel idea to us. We had a genuinely warm and pleasant day today which was a great treat.  I didn’t make the fullest outdoor useContinue reading “Peely wally knees see the light”

I’ll follow the sun

Today’s guest picture shows Blencathra in the Lake District.  My brother took the picture when he went for a walk on the hill. We were due a 95% eclipse of the sun today and I was completely flabbergasted when I woke up and saw some blue sky that made it look as though we mightContinue reading “I’ll follow the sun”