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Birthday absence

Today’s guest picture comes from South Africa and shows the cycle route followed by Langholm exile, Tom. I wonder if he stops before he gets to the mountains. 626 more words


Garden Birds - The finches

Continuing on our theme of garden birds I thought we’d have a look at some finches. In our garden here in Ireland, we get greenfinches, chaffinches, goldfinches and bullfinches. 252 more words

Children And Nature

Friday Feathers #15

Goldfinch, (Spinus tristis). Click for full size.


With a song and a smile

Today’s guest picture shows a fine clock which Dropscone saw on his recent visit to Westerham in Kent.

I usually like to go for a cycle ride on a Sunday morning while Mrs Tootlepedal goes off to sing in the church choir but there was no chance of an enjoyable pedal today with more wind and rain in plentiful supply.  506 more words


Rain later

Today’s guest picture comes from my brother Andrew who went out today for a wet walk today with a walking group.  He took this picture of a bridge over the River Dove at Ellastone and remarks that you can see from the antics of some of them, that being soaked hadn’t dampened their sense of fun! 484 more words