Tag Archives: 2013

Rain, recycling, reunion, repair

Tuesday 31 December 2013 It feels like a Saturday. Unusually, before 06:00 there is a light on in the upper storey of number 2 Cypress Crescent. At about 06:50 when I put the recycling out, it is spotting with rain. … Continue reading

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Local luminaries

Monday 30 December 2013 A wet and occasionally hair-raising journey to Peakville. There are Christmas lights on at the Efords’ house (upstairs and downstairs), in the porthole of the Trimots’ house, and at the left-hand side of the Kingdoms’ living-room … Continue reading

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The Roaring Tens?

Monday 9 December 2013 At 07:01 all the windows of the upper storey of the school are brightly lit. The BE is in darkness. Mrs Trimot’s car is reversing off the driveway; Mr Trimot’s car has already gone. Mrs Trimot … Continue reading

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Bad fences, good neighbours

Sunday 8 December 2013 Not long after 06:30, at 4 Cypress Crescent the exterior light is on, as it was yesterday morning, and the small window at the right-hand side of the upper storey (the bathroom window?) is lit. The … Continue reading

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Not making a song and dance of it

Saturday 7 December 2013 Mr Port’s van has remained by the left-hand side of the Old Man’s front lawn overnight. I notice that it again bears the usual company logo — or perhaps it is a different van from the … Continue reading

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Clouds and contrails

Friday 6 December 2013 At 05:14 the blue light of the Ports’ new burglar alarm is on.

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Ululating “Eilidh”?

Thursday 5 December 2013 Owing to some traffic holdups, it is about 16:15 when I arrive at the Old Man’s house. There are no longer any roadworks on George Street.

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Removing a skip

Saturday 16 November 2013 Just before 08:00, a flatbed lorry is positioned with its tail close to the Goldsteins’ garage, which is at the bottom of the Goldsteins’ back garden. When I next look, the lorry has picked up a … Continue reading

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Mrs FW and friend

Friday 15 November 2013 At 07:55 Mrs Wheeler’s car has parked alongside the school-house garden, between a black Ultra uphill of it and a black Zero further downhill.

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Mrs Tanbrit… and Miss Purposeful?

Thursday 14 November 2013 At 05:50 the only lights visible from my bedroom are the “light beyond” and the ruinous bathroom window.

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