All posts tagged: STL

Weekly Photos 30/52

  Today we are enjoying slightly cooler temps and some rain.  I walked the dog in light rain this morning and we both were grateful for the relief from the scorching weather we have been having lately. Having said that we are going to see more heat for at least the rest of the week.  Sunscreen and hats always at the ready! In the meantime I am sitting on my porch writing this and listening to ‘Steve Wright in the Afternoon‘ on the BBC iPlayer. Crazy lady sitting on the porch listening to the radio! Here are some photos from the last week. 1. Some weeds I picked up along the dog walking route.  I sketched them and took this snap. 2. This leaf was almost glowing with colour as it sat on the floor of the path through the woods.  Is Autumn coming?  Not yet I don’t think! 3. We have seen some beautiful cloudy skies this week, these yellow leaves are the perfect contrast. 4. Fabulous tomatoes at Tower Grove Farmers Market here …

Weekly photos 23/52

This week was the first of the summer holidays from school and it went pretty well, the weather was kind to us and we had a day trip out to go up the Gateway Arch in St Louis and lunched at one of the food trucks at the City Garden. Today is lovely and cool, but alas it won’t last, so we are enjoying it while we can. 1. Sketchbooks for sketching and scribbling. 2. Breakfast in the city before we visited the arch. 3.  The 250 years of St Louis cake outside the old Basilica. 4.  Cake at the Old Courthouse. 5.  The arch cake. 6.  The arch and some lovely clouds. 7.  Look there’s me at the base of the arch. 8.  We saw lots of cakes, this one is at the fountain on the other side of the Old Courthouse. 9.  Love this pink suit at the City Garden. 10. On the big screen at the City Garden. 11. Lunch from the Fire (food) truck. A good week was had and here’s …