Going a couple of rounds with Ali

Today’s guest picture comes from my Somerset correspondent, Venetia.  Her cat brought in a most unexpected visitor not long ago.  Luckily it wasn’t an adder but a harmless grass snake and it survived. We were promised some rough and windy weather  from Storm Ali and we got some rough and windy weather with gusts betweenContinue reading “Going a couple of rounds with Ali”

Blown up

Today’s guest pictures were taken by my daughter and show that lichen can get anywhere, even onto a south London post box. It was dry but breezy this morning and it was my intention to put this to good use by getting a decent pedal in.  I was too optimistic.  The breeze turned out toContinue reading “Blown up”

From East to West

Today’s guest picture, sent to me by Bill J, shows a sparrowhawk outside his kitchen window.  Bill tells me that the hawk left after killing the pigeon and that he was just going out to pick it up to cook for himself, when the hawk came back and claimed it. The weather forecasters seem toContinue reading “From East to West”