September 24, 2008

Wednesday's confection from Kitzbuehel

Blue skies over Kitzbuehel this morning, the mountains just peeking though the mist. I don't think there can be a prettier venue for a curling championship!

Ice queen Anita Renz, one of the hard working ice making staff in the arena!

Adrian Meikle of Wales

Blonde of the Day: Norway's Gina Groseth, with a redhead for good measure, Ireland's marie O'Kane.

And here's Marie's skip, John Jo Kenny.

Pic of the day is this one of Russia's Anna Sidorova.

The host nation's hopes rest with Markus Schagerl.

A number of countries are playing with a female skip, eg Poland. This is Marta Szeliga-Frynia.

Gardeners World. It was cold this morning, but the first of the autumn frosts have still to hit Kitzbuehel. Did I say it was a pretty place?

Please can I have one of these as a feature in my garden?

England's Alan MacDougall was on the losing side in his team's battle against the Hungarians skipped by Gyorgy Nagy.

Anna Hasselborg of Sweden

We'll take all the support we can get!

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