Tag Archives: June

Washing-line? Slim-line?

Sunday 9 June 2013 Before 05:00, the little silver MPV is parked nose uphill at the kerb alongside the Efords’ house. Two hours later, Mrs GS is advancing down her back garden, carrying in front of her what looks like … Continue reading

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Goodbye

Saturday 8 June 2013 At 05:28, windows 2 and 3 of the BE are still open from yesterday evening.

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The future’s so bright…

Friday 7 June 2013 Just before 05:45 Mr Trimot is reversing his car off the driveway. The sunlight is streaming through the bathroom of the Old Man’s house and onto the landing, as it was earlier this week.

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All the way from Wellvale

Thursday 6 June 2013 The day starts under a dull sky. At about 07:10 or 07:15, the usual minibus has parked alongside the gates of Vinnie’s driveway and the uphill end of his long hedge. A car that I mistake … Continue reading

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Picture and piggyback

Wednesday 5 June 2013 There is quite a dull start to the day. I can glimpse, via the foliage of the tree, that the security-light at the far corner of the school is on.

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Acacia ninjas

Tuesday 4 June 2013 Early in the morning, the sunlight is streaming through the bathroom and onto the landing, as it was at about this time yesterday.

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Most probably Mrs Tanbrit

Monday 3 June 2013 At 05:29 the sunlight is streaming through the open doorway of the bathroom, onto the wall of the landing — to the right of the airing-cupboard, and above the tumble-dryer.

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Double, double… hieroglyphs

Sunday 2 June 2013 At the place where I stop on my journey to Peakville, a couple in their mid-to-late 40s (if not older) are seated on the low wall outside the entrance, with a girl aged three or four. … Continue reading

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Tensions in suburbia

Saturday 1 June 2013 When I phone cousin Naomi, she tells me her eczema is bad at the moment. It is making her feel very tired. She also tells me about some of the problems she has had with Dorcas, … Continue reading

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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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