Tag Archives: April

Jessica

Jessica Charlotte George 2011 — 2018 R.I.P.

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Houses, cars, daffodils

Saturday 20 April 2013 Before 07:00, while packing the car, I see Mr & Mrs CJ on their back garden, hanging out washing. We talk briefly. Their daughter Della is away for the weekend, and so Charlie and Karl are … Continue reading

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Dorcas and Henry

Friday 19 April 2013 Not long after 16:00 I drive to cousin Naomi’s house, and start sawing up the lopped-off section of tree that has fallen onto her front garden. While I am working, I hear (but cannot see) two … Continue reading

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Partner plus three

Friday 19 April 2013 At 07:24, the minibus arrives to pick up Master Kaufman.

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Thomas Tanbrit tries three times

Thursday 18 April 2013 At 05:40 it is even windier than it was yesterday evening. The national and regional weather forecasts on TV predict a windy day.

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The driver of a black Merkur saloon

Wednesday 17 April 2013 At 05:50 or so, there are little grey clouds beyond the far side of Acacia Grove, their undersides reflecting pink light from the sun which is still below the horizon.

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Unprepossessing expression

Tuesday 16 April 2013 Shortly after 04:00, the upper storey of the school is still faintly illuminated as per yesterday evening.

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Esmé, Vanessa, Small Boy’s impatience

Monday 15 April 2013 Esmé’s car descends Acacia Grove on the wrong side of the road, briefly parks by the right-hand side of the Old Man’s front lawn, then moves to park at the kerb alongside Vinnie’s short hedge and … Continue reading

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Extended family

Sunday 14 April 2013 At 10:05, from my bedroom, I see Mr CJ outside his garden shed with the CJs’ new dog Amos. To judge by the amount of tail-wagging, Amos is very happy in his new home. After a … Continue reading

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Potholes, pond-life, politics

Saturday 13 April 2013 The pothole alongside the first pillar of the CJs’ fence is now big and deep. Next to it, by the right-hand side of the Old Man’s front lawn, is a bigger, shallower, two-part pothole.

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