Tag Archives: 2015

Making sense of myth and music

Saturday 9 May 2015 From about 08:50 the sun is trying to break through. I set off for Naomi’s house not long after 10:00. After I have spent some time trimming the hedge, I hear noises from somewhere at the … Continue reading

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Segmented umbrellas

Friday 8 May 2015 I have a quick lunch of toast, then I mow the front three lawns. When I am just starting to mow the area of the front lawn that used to be a rockery, I feel a … Continue reading

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Belle calls Blanche back

Thursday 7 May 2015 As the time approaches 07:50, Mrs Maroon parks her MPV alongside the upper part of the school-house garden. Her two daughters get out via the ord, both wearing red anoraks. The younger girl, who is perhaps … Continue reading

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Mrs Zebex in a hurry

Wednesday 6 May 2015 As the time approaches 15:15, two women are standing and chatting near the boundary between the Efords’ house and the house adjoining. One of the women is wearing an anorak with the hood up; the other … Continue reading

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Mini and Ultra

Sunday 19 April 2015 Shortly before 09:50, a man crosses the street diagonally, towards the boundary between the Old Man’s property and the CJs’. With him are two little dogs on longish leads, one dog to each side of him. … Continue reading

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Uninspired, stressed and tired

Saturday 18 April 2015 It has been a hard week.

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Motley Maxi

Saturday 4 April 2015 Early this morning, I see via the kitchen window that two daffodils are budding in the daffodil-patch by the side of the garage. By 09:00, Mr Trimot’s car has gone, and at 09:23 Mr Port’s van … Continue reading

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Of Ojays and others

Friday 3 April 2015 There is rain this morning, so I stay indoors. It is about 12:00 when Amos starts whining and yowling. Mr CJ eventually shouts at him to be quiet — I hear this from the sun-lounge. Shortly … Continue reading

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Doctors and tenants

Thursday 2 April 2015 First thing, the roadway outside the Old Man’s house is drying off. This turns out to be a sunny morning, but not a warm one. At about 11:00, I go for coffee at the CJs’, taking … Continue reading

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Embarrassing dinosaur

Tuesday 17 March 2015 During the late-morning school-run, Belle and Blanche return from the school. Blanche ascends further than Belle, and passes out of view; Belle must call her back, though I don’t hear her voice; they both cross the … Continue reading

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