Tag Archives: 2012

End of a flying visit

Tuesday 14 August 2012 After breakfast I return to Suburbia Somnolenta. [Original posting 14 August 2013]

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Valley Bottom

Monday 13 August 2012 I arrive at cousin Naomi’s house a little before 10:30. There is a strange smell in Naomi’s house, and it seems to be getting stronger as the weeks go by. We drive to Valley Bottom, in … Continue reading

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Tired at the end of a relaxing day

Sunday 12 August 2012 I arrive at the Old Man’s house shortly after 20:00. [Original posting 12 August 2013]

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Further appointment

Monday 6 August 2012 After breakfast I drive back to Suburbia Somnolenta. I have arranged with cousin Naomi that I shall help her take her TV in for repair on Monday 13 August. [Original posting 6 August 2013]

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Painter, predators, protectors

Sunday 5 August 2012 I mow the back lawn, and then go for coffee at Mr & Mrs CJ’s house. Mr CJ is at his easel outside the kitchen door, working on an oil-painting. Mrs CJ tells me how Sarah … Continue reading

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Family photos

Saturday 4 August 2012 That afternoon, I go to cousin Naomi’s house, to do a bit of tree-surgery. Afterwards, we have a long chat and she shows me some old family photos.

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Start of a long weekend

Friday 3 August 2012 After arriving at Peakville, I go for fish and chips at Salty Sally’s. Agnieszka the Polish girl is on duty, apparently alone. I am the only customer in the shop. Later I mow the front three … Continue reading

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Disgruntled employee

Wednesday 1 August 2012 As I am passing a hospital today, not far from Suburbia Somnolenta, I see a fortyish woman standing on the pavement outside. She is holding a letter, printed on NHS letterhead, at waist level in front … Continue reading

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The Explorer, the visitors, and the wild frontier

Sunday 29 July 2012 At 10:05, as I am about to drive off, I see the Explorer in front of the door of his home. He is leaning forward, pushing against the door with both hands, as though he has … Continue reading

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Mrs HM’s opportunity

Sunday 22 July 2012 Mrs HM tells me that, on holiday in Salt Lake City, she and Mr HM have had a not unpleasant encounter with the Mormons. Now she is uneasily expecting to be contacted by the UK branch … Continue reading

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