Tag Archives: February

Side-by-side comparison

Thursday 28 February 2013 At 05:55 there are lights on in Victoria Street and Cypress Crescent. Advertisements

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Serious scrape

Wednesday 27 February 2013 At about 07:25 the minibus is parked alongside the Thornboroughs’ house. I load the clock and the miniature analogue TV into the boot of my car, in preparation for a trip to the recycling centre. The … Continue reading

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News to tell Mabel

Tuesday 26 February 2013 The Kulaks’ car parks alongside number 35. Less than a minute after it departs, Scarlett’s car takes the vacated parking-space.

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Pavane, Port, Pantech, Peugeot

Monday 25 February 2013 The day starts cold, cloudy and damp. (Rather appropriately, one of the TV weather-girls this morning is Downbeat Dora. The name I have assigned to her is perhaps just a little unfair.)

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Light snow, dark Zeta

Sunday 24 February 2013 Towards 16:00, while I am unpacking the car, it begins to snow — fine flakes falling vertically. It has faded away by 16:40 or 16:45, but there remains a light coating of snow on the lawns, … Continue reading

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Dog years

Sunday 17 February 2013 Mr & Mrs CJ won’t be getting the rescue dog they have been planning to. They may be getting a different one, but not immediately. The original dog is young, and of a breed that needs … Continue reading

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Growing boy

Saturday 16 February 2013 This morning the Explorer is running about outside, and talking volubly. His father does a bit of running about with him, and his mother proudly looks on.

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New neighbour?

Friday 15 February 2013 Mrs CJ has left me a voicemail, telling me that she and Mr CJ are planning to buy a rescue dog, and inviting me to have lunch with them one Sunday.

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At the end of a fortnight

Saturday 9 February 2013 At about 07:20 the bin-lorry is coming down Acacia Grove. A cloud of water-vapour is rising beyond the school-house — quite a faint cloud, but quite a large one. I notice that Miss Trimot’s car is … Continue reading

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Thrill of the chase

Friday 8 February 2013 In the afternoon school-run, Partner drives past the Old Man’s house, then parks somewhere out-of-sight in the direction of Cypress Crescent. When he and the boys are returning from the school to the car, at first … Continue reading

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