Today’s Pictures: 31 May 20

This track, one of the few that are gravelled, has the appearance of a path through a park. Mind you, if you step off it, as we usually do, you soon know you're in an untamed forest! The idea here is to brighten the day for those people isolated indoors during the Covid-19 pandemic. Thought …

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Today’s Pictures: 30 May 20

An old stile on a track in the forest. The idea here is to brighten the day for those people isolated indoors during the Covid-19 pandemic. And, as a contrast, a shot from our day trip around Lake Maggiore, Northern Italy, just as the sun was setting. This was taken September 2018, when we took …

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Today’s Pictures: 29 May 20

The warmth and sunlight have now brought out the foxgloves to brighten the undergrowth in the forest. The idea here is to brighten the day for those people isolated indoors during the Covid-19 pandemic. This weeping willow on the banks of the River Wye at Tintern caught the sun as it was dropping behind the …

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Finding the #Write #Words? No. 33: The Oxford Manual of Style

Continuing the description of books on words and language listed in the introductory post, which you’ll find here. Book 33: The Oxford Manual of Style Paperback, 1033 pages. Published in 2002 by Oxford University Press, this is the edition I own. I bought it as part of a bundle offered by a book club, so …

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Today’s Pictures: 28 May 20

Looking across the valley at the village scattered among the trees. The idea here is to brighten the day for those people isolated indoors during the Covid-19 pandemic. The North Devon coast, for those who love the sea. After all, who doesn't? The coast in North Devon is very variable - from rocky promentaries to …

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Today’s Picture: 27 May 20

Sunlight and shade among the trees. The idea here is to brighten the day for those people isolated indoors during the Covid-19 pandemic. Today, a short local walk, as I’ve developed a cold (something I haven’t had for years, and NOT Covid19!), so not up to any real distance. Enjoy! Gordale Scar in the Yorkshire …

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Today’s Picture: 26 May 20

In the forest, today. The idea here is to brighten the day for those people isolated indoors during the Covid-19 pandemic. It started with pictures from our daily walks in the Forest of Dean, then moved to some other outdoor images in order to present some variety for those who prefer scenes other than the …

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Today’s Picture: 25 May 20

The gently rolling hills of the Wolds, taken just outside Driffield, in East Yorkshire. The idea here is to brighten the day for those people isolated indoors during the Covid-19 pandemic. If you find pleasure in this, please share it, so others can enjoy it, too. Thank you.

Today’s Picture: 24 May 20

Fishing pond. The idea here is to brighten the day for those people isolated indoors during the Covid-19 pandemic. If you find pleasure in this, please share it, so others can enjoy it, too. Thank you. At present, I may be a bit slow in responding; my email account appears to have been compromised, and …

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Today’s Picture: 23 May 20

Deep in the trees. The idea here is to brighten the day for those people isolated indoors during the Covid-19 pandemic. If you find pleasure in this, please share it, so others can enjoy it, too. Thank you.