Tag Archives: April

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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Lunch for eight at Beach Town

Saturday 5 April 2014 Dr & Dr LA, our hosts, have just returned from a holiday. Dr LA(f) is splendidly suntanned on her arms and shoulders. She is still intending to retire at the end of summer 2014.

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Accidental damage

Tuesday 30 April 2013 On arrival at the Old Man’s house, I park alongside Vinnie’s long hedge, then go and open the gates of the Old Man’s driveway. At 11:18 the Kulaks’ car approaches from the direction of Cypress Crescent, … Continue reading

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Putting the world to rights at Cathedral City

Sunday 28 April 2013 I am the first of us to arrive at Mr & Mrs AR’s house. When I enquire after Mr AR’s health, he tells me that in May 2013 he should be given the results of a … Continue reading

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Much more trustworthy

Thursday 25 April 2013 Just before 08:00 I see the Explorer and his father set off from home. When they set off yesterday they were both on foot, but today the first thing I see of them is the Explorer … Continue reading

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More about Naomi from Dorcas and Henry

Sunday 21 April 2013 When I phone Dorcas and Henry to offer them my contact details, they are pleased to receive them. Dorcas passes me over to Henry, who tells me that when Naomi left school, she worked in an … Continue reading

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