A happy chap

Today’s guest picture from my sister Mary shows some reflections on the Regent’s Canal. The day started with s stiff breeze and a good deal of rain but the breeze was quite a lot less strident than yesterday’s near gale and the garden was full of goldfinches as a result.  They didn’t always seem veryContinue reading “A happy chap”

Laying it on

Today’s guest picture, sent by Maisie’s mum, shows Maisie’s granddad being well looked after during his visit to NZ.  I hope he and Alison get back safely as I am missing our Friday evenings of music and conversation. Unlike the shirtsleeve weather in New Zealand, there was ice about here when we woke up andContinue reading “Laying it on”

As predicted

I am still lacking a guest picture at the moment so here is a flower from the garden.  There will not be many years when you will be able to find a wallflower in bloom here so near to the winter solstice. The weather forecasters hit the nail on the head today and we hadContinue reading “As predicted”

Puff, whizz, puff, whizz, puff, whizz, coffee.

Today’s picture is from stock as I have not received any recent offerings from friend or family….or if I have, I can’t find them. After another night of rain, the day dawned remarkably pleasantly and being forewarned by an accurate forecast,  I rose promptly and got out the slower bike straight after breakfast.   ThereContinue reading “Puff, whizz, puff, whizz, puff, whizz, coffee.”