Tag Archives: June

Burdens of motherhood

Thursday 28 June 2012 It is a sticky afternoon; the sun shines briefly, early on, but then it goes in. Not long before 14:55, the black Umbria parks alongside the Old Man’s front lawn, with its nose just overlapping the … Continue reading

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Mrs Kulak, Mrs Oldgreen, and their daughters

Thursday 28 June 2012 When I get back from shopping at AltGroce, it is pouring with rain, and I find that the big white van is blocking the drive of the Old Man’s house. I park alongside Vinnie’s hedge. Within … Continue reading

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Unprecedented reluctance

Thursday 28 June 2012 After overnight rain, it is a damp and dull start to the day. A big white van has been parked since yesterday evening, partly on the pavement, alongside the JGs’ house rather than, as usual, alongside … Continue reading

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Partner, Oldgreen, Kulak, Port

Wednesday 27 June 2012 At 13:18 or so, a black Okra is parked half-way onto the pavement alongside number 35, its nearside front level with the second junction-box. A man has been sitting in the front passenger seat of the … Continue reading

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The school-run that never was

Wednesday 27 June 2012 At 11:02 the silver Escargot is still where it was at 08:22.

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Unscheduled day off, or…?

Wednesday 27 June 2012 The sky is overcast; it is not raining, but the roadway is damp. At 08:22 a silver (53-registration?) Escargot is parked alongside number 33, its nose facing towards George Street.

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Football in the back yard

Tuesday 26 June 2012 (evening) Not long after 17:35, I see a man (presumably Mr GS) get into the front passenger seat of the GS family’s little black hatchback which is parked at the kerb alongside their house. The car … Continue reading

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Risk pays off

Tuesday 26 June 2012 I take a calculated risk, and at about 11:45 I start mowing the lawns although rain is threatening. I manage to finish all four at about 13:15, before the rain starts. For the rest of my … Continue reading

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Insect day

Tuesday 26 June 2012 Shortly before 11:00, a big white BT van is parked alongside number 35, but a few minutes later it has gone. Not long after 11:15, a cat crosses the road towards the Efords’ drive, and walks … Continue reading

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Dog and phone

Tuesday 26 June 2012 Scarlett parks with the tail of her car level with the uphill side of the junction-box. Ahead of her is an MPV with a spare-wheel-carrier on the tailgate — the MPV has been there for some … Continue reading

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