Last 30 posts
- A lost fragment retrieved
- A trace of moisture
- Tanbrit tattoo
- Reviewing the situation
- Return of Grandma Vest
- Conversation, 1970s
- Blue car, black car, Big Star
- Pegasus trio, Orla’s Trio, Sandbank Shoals trio
- The putative Peppercorn
- Master Mustard makes a mess
- Young lady, don’t walk backwards!
- Pointer, PP, Vest
- Making sense of myth and music
- Segmented umbrellas
- Belle calls Blanche back
- Mrs Zebex in a hurry
- Conversation, 1990s
- Mini and Ultra
- Uninspired, stressed and tired
- Motley Maxi
- Of Ojays and others
- Doctors and tenants
- Embarrassing dinosaur
- Cheerful shopper
- Mustard and Wobbly
- No sign of the District Nurse
- Cultural, medical, political
- Mystified by Mrs PP
- Blanche Pepper’s tantrum, Thomas Tanbrit’s tears
Tag Archives: 2012
One from the 1950s and one from the 1960s: Sometime in 1958 — I can’t remember exactly what time of year it was, but the weather was quite warm — we viewed a house that was for sale. The vendors’ … Continue reading
Sunday 23 December 2012 I phone first cousin Naomi, and then cousin Z. Naomi reckons that she was at home but asleep when I called to deliver her Christmas card on Friday 21st. Her friend Jen and Jen’s husband Davey … Continue reading
Saturday 22 December 2012 It is raining by 04:50. The black bins are emptied at about 08:20.
Friday 21 December 2012 When I get up, it has almost certainly stopped raining. The Honda saloon seen yesterday parks, at 08:29, in the Wormwoods’ usual spot.
Thursday 20 December 2012 At 05:12, rain is falling onto puddles in the road.
Wednesday 19 December 2012 Scarlett parks nose-to-sapling a little after 08:35. When the boys have got out onto the pavement, she does some titivation of which Tiny Boy is the main (perhaps the only) recipient. Tiny Boy is wearing a … Continue reading
Tuesday 18 December 2012 At 08:30 the Kulaks’ car has parked alongside number 35, and Al and Myra’s car has parked nose uphill, tail-to-sapling. Mabel Kulak leaves the car’s lights on when she and Master Kulak set off for the … Continue reading
Monday 17 December 2012 At 08:14 the sun is rising behind the crest of the roof of number 35.
Sunday 16 December 2012 Mr Jebec’s elder son walks to his father’s car, dressed in a football shirt, shorts and shinpads. His feet are bare. He looks as though he is trying to minimise contact between the soles of his … Continue reading