That warm feeling

Today’s guest picture is another from Liz’s visit to the Chelsea Flower show.  It shows the much admired Laurent-Perrier Chatsworth garden.  It is difficult to know what to think about it without actually being in it. It was Dropscone’s 74th birthday today and he celebrated by going round his favourite 20 mile morning cycle rideContinue reading “That warm feeling”

Uphill work

Today’s guest picture comes from my elder son and shows one of his dogs having a grand postprandial snooze. The forecast was very good and the wind was light so it was a perfect day for a pedal and for once I had the time to take advantage of this.  Dropscone and I have been inveigledContinue reading “Uphill work”

Seeing the way ahead

Today’s guest picture is a pair of regal pelicans in a royal park in London.  My sister Mary enjoyed their company. After yesterday’s grand tour, I had a gentle morning which was enhanced by a couple of scones and the presence of Dropscone himself at coffee time.  He has been away acting as an officialContinue reading “Seeing the way ahead”

What a difference a day makes

Today’s guest picture shows a work of art outside the Royal Academy that caught my sister Mary’s eye.  I used to make shapes like that with the children at school. Mrs Tootlepedal went off to Edinburgh to visit Matilda, TWGSP, but was unable to produce a photographic record of the trip as Matilda was sufferingContinue reading “What a difference a day makes”

A long and winding road

Today’s picture was sent to me by Joyce, a Langholm exile in Canada, and shows a field of trilliums (trillia?),  their answer to the bluebell. Never was the state of the morning weather more anxiously awaited than this morning when Mrs Tootlepedal and I and our B&B guest and his son were all getting readyContinue reading “A long and winding road”