Today’s Pictures: 30 June 20

Tall trees slice sunshine on a track through the forest. There are people all over the world who cannot get out and enjoy nature at present. Here, I’m trying to brighten the day for those people by posting pictures of natural beauty. A narrow pathway follows the sinuous curves of steep North Yorkshire cliffs. Taken …

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Today’s Pictures: 29 June 20

At the edge of the fishing lake. Trying to brighten the day for those people isolated indoors during the Covid-19 pandemic. Evening light over Caerphilly Mountain. Taken January 2019 If you get pleasure from this, please share it, so others can enjoy it, too. Thank you.

Today’s Pictures: 28 June 20

A broader sweep today, showing the view as we descend one of our valleys. Trying to brighten the day for those people isolated indoors during the Covid-19 pandemic. And a coastal walk from our time in East Yorkshire, for those who prefer the seaside to the forest. This taken in September 2010 If you get …

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Today’s Pictures: 27 June 20

An arched way. Trying to brighten the day for those people isolated indoors during the Covid-19 pandemic. Today is the start of a period of intensive work for me; I’m working on the final edit of my WIP prior to sending it off to my publisher. This means I need to concentrate on the novel. …

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Today’s Pictures: 26 June 20

Curvacious path. But where does each direction lead? Trying to brighten the day for those people isolated indoors during the Covid-19 pandemic. The harbour at Staithes, North Yorkshire. Taken in July 2009 - wow, 11 years ago! If you get pleasure from these, please share the post, so others can enjoy it, too. Thank you.

Finding the Write #Words? No. 37: The Synonym Finder

Continuing the description of books on words and the English language listed in the introductory post, which you’ll find here. Book 37: The Synonym Finder Hardback, 1355 pages. Published in 1979 by Rodale Press, which is the edition I own. I don’t recall what I paid for it, as it was part of a collection …

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Today’s Pictures: 25 June 20

Walking the shaded forest trail. Trying to brighten the day for those people isolated indoors during the Covid-19 pandemic. Very warm again here today. Around 30C. We’re promised thunderstorms overnight, but I’ll believe that when it happens. Had to spend a little time in the garden, yesterday, making access preparations for a local man who’s …

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Today’s Pictures: 24 June 20

Sun and shade among the firs. Trying to brighten the day for those people isolated indoors during the Covid-19 pandemic. Warm! It’s 29C (84F) here. Lunch in the garden; wonderful! A bend in the River Ure near Middleham in the Yorkshire Dales. Taken August 2012 If you get pleasure from this, please share it, so …

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Today’s Pictures: 23 June 20

I was fascinated by the way the sunlight acted as a spotlight on this tree as we climbed one of our steeper paths this morning. Trying to brighten the day for those people isolated indoors during the Covid-19 pandemic. Summer has arrived! 24C here today. Two and a half miles walking in the trees and …

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Today’s Pictures: 22 June 20

The path leading under the old railway bridge. Trying to brighten the day for those people isolated indoors during the Covid-19 pandemic. I missed yesterday’s post. It was Father’s Day, and we generally try to celebrate such occasions with a meal at a local hostelry. That’s not possible at present, neither could we do it …

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