Monthly Archives: June 2019

A good deal

Thursday 19 June 2014 The middle-aged woman in the charity shop has been speaking of her son and his partner. Then she says: “Her family are funeral directors, so when I go I’m hoping for a good deal.” After a … Continue reading

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Pressing the right button

Monday 9 June 2014 As I am about to set off from the Old Man’s house, the rain begins to set in. Once I have parked on the street, closed the gates of the driveway and returned to the car, … Continue reading

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Così fan tutte

Saturday 7 June 2014 Cousin Naomi tells me that she doesn’t have a recording of Mozart’s opera Così fan tutte. She likes the music, but doesn’t like the libretto as she considers it sexist.

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