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The right sort of wind in the evening

Today’s guest picture brings a welcome ray of sunshine from London.  My sister Mary recently got a chance to admire her favourite form of London transport. 486 more words


Not up and running yet

Today’s guest picture is a Maltese bird.  Dropscone spotted it.

It was a variable day, starting and finishing with steady rain and in between being broken up by some periods of unexpected sunshine and more rain showers. 586 more words


More slow progress

Today’s guest picture shows a spectacular water meadow on my brother’s recent walk from his house in Derby.

We had a slightly less gloomy day today both medically and meteorologically.  757 more words


Definitely not a rolling stone

Today’s guest picture was taken by our younger son and shows his wife and daughter obediently saying “cheese” when requested.

There was continued slight movement on the road to health in the Tootlepedal household today with Mrs Tootlepedal feeling well enough to take in a little nourishment.  593 more words


Winter Birds at my Feeder

Here are the last few pictures I took in 2017 from my feeders at home. 2017 was a pretty good year for birding, I saw 163 species of birds and never left the panhandle. 44 more words



The flu seems to be receding a little. I managed a trip out to the shops and replenished my stocks of bird seed for the garden feeders. 83 more words


Every little helps

Today’s guest picture comes from our friend Sue who sent me this shot of a Christmas visitor to her bird feeders.

Either my eyes are getting dimmer (and my camera’s sensor too) or the cloudy days are getting greyer and greyer.  579 more words