Tag Archives: January

Sunday 29-1-12: the GS in-laws

As I drove off back to Suburbia Somnolenta, I saw the little black hatchback arrive at the GS family’s house, and pull on to the drive. I didn’t see who was driving the car, but two passengers got out: the … Continue reading

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Saturday 28-1-12: binful of cardboard

After lunch, I needed to do more shopping at TeraGroce. The heap of scrap wood was still at the front corner of Sarah Goldstein’s house, between the wall and a big plant-pot. There were two cars at the rear of … Continue reading

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Friday 27-1-12: recrudescence of the daffodils

In the morning I went shopping, first to Cheerful Market, and then to TeraGroce. Throughout, I had exceptional luck with the traffic-lights. On my return, I saw something that surprised and pleased me. When Mr JG replaced the fence between … Continue reading

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Thursday 26-1-12: the usual

There were three cars on the forecourt of Bert’s: the blue car in its usual place, an Audi hatchback in the middle, and a little yellow estate car, a Citroën, to the right. Two people were seated in the front … Continue reading

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Tuesday 24-1-12: little umbrella

It was a rainy morning. I saw the Explorer and his parents leave their home not long before 08:00. The Explorer had his own little umbrella; his mother also had an umbrella, but his father didn’t — he was protected … Continue reading

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Monday 16-1-12: photos and morning coffee

At the bottom of another cupboard, I found a small tray and a metal chocolate-box, both containing photos and documents. I invited myself to morning coffee with Mr & Mrs CJ, and showed them a few of the photos. One … Continue reading

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Sunday 15-1-12: new weatherboarding

Before lunch, I cleared more rubbish out of the garage. More woodworking tools, more mouldy cardboard boxes, and more 78rpm records (not all of them rubbish). On my way to TeraGroce (again!) I saw that the removal of the old … Continue reading

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Friday 13-1-12: another price-rise

When I arrived at the Old Man’s house, Mr CJ was about to give Mrs CJ’s car some TLC. I didn’t manage to catch his eye. At Bert’s, only the blue car was parked on the forecourt, in the usual … Continue reading

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Thursday 12-1-12: reserving the space

For some time, the large luxury car that belongs or belonged to Mrs Jebec’s father has been parked in the in the parking-space that Mrs Jebec reclaimed on 28 July 2011. Mr Jebec’s car has been parked behind it. A … Continue reading

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Friday 6-1-12: paint-rollers

Mrs CJ left me a voicemail, and I phoned her back in the evening. I told her about the paint-rollers in the garage. She said that she and Mr CJ had been painting a fence one day. The Old Man … Continue reading

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