It may take a few days to sort out the layout for this blog now that I've changed to what they call the Beta Blogger . It should be possible eventually to improve the appearance and the ease of use for visitors.
With reports of tornados and floods and colder weather to come here in the UK I am including a photograph taken from the house of a friend living in South Africa. It looks a good place to be!
And here is a wild flower seen on a walking holiday last year in Croatia
Finally a typical meadow flower popular with butterflies in the summer just to cheer us all up. (greater knapweed)