Spring in the step

  Today’s guest picture come from ex-archivist Ken who tells me that this odd structure is designed to filter pollutants to the  equivalence of up to 300 trees. It is situated at Haymarket at a busy junction close to the bus station. Spring arrived  today and even if it is, as they used to sayContinue reading “Spring in the step”

Au reservoir

As we are going to visit her in London tomorrow, my sister Mary has sent me a guest picture of the day to remind me what a big city looks like. She was passing the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square.. More poppies have arrived in our garden, mostly opium poppies but with one new ShirleyContinue reading “Au reservoir”

And a good judge too

Today’s picture shows a final burst of activity from a side shoot of a campanula. Mrs Tootlepedal spent the morning in Newcastleton judging the needlework classes in the Holm Show. It was pretty wet and horrible so I stayed at home and did the bank holiday competition crossword for want of anything better to do.Continue reading “And a good judge too”