Small but select

Today’s guest picture comes from my Somerset correspondent Venetia.  She is visiting the Netherlands for singing purposes, and saw this fine selection of bridges crossing the river Waal at Nijmegen through the tinted windows of her coach.  The Waal is a distributary* of the Rhine. We had a fine day here today.  Indeed, we areContinue reading “Small but select”

Two pedals and a toddle

Today’s picture came to mind when Dropscone and I were drinking a plain cup of black coffee from simple tea cups.  They do these things differently in France as this picture from his recent holiday shows. We had yet another dry day today and although it was still hovering only just above zero when weContinue reading “Two pedals and a toddle”

Somewhat exposed

Today’s picture from my sister Mary’s recent walk shows a very unbalanced looking building beside the Thames.  As it is the offices of the Greater London Council maybe it is the weight of bureaucrats that is making it top heavy. I was surprised that Wauchope Cottage didn’t look a bit like that when we gotContinue reading “Somewhat exposed”

Far from a rolling stone

Today’s picture, which was taken by Bruce this morning, shows the results of all our rain and wind as a tree blocks a riverside walk and baffles his dog. Bruce dropped in on his way home to tell me that he had seen a man dragging a sack across a field.  This led us toContinue reading “Far from a rolling stone”