Tag Archives: March

Plum positions

Thursday 28 March 2013 I have enjoyed a very good night’s sleep. There is no snow on the left-hand side of the roof of the school, but there is still some in the centre and on the right-hand side.

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Easter bonnets

Wednesday 27 March 2013 At 05:37 there is a light dusting of snow on parked cars. but not on the roadway or on cleared paths. Ten minutes later, light snow is falling.

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History repeats itself, or rhymes

Tuesday 26 March 2013 At 02:16 there is snow on the roadway by the Old Man’s house, and on parked cars. There doesn’t seem to have been any further snowfall by 05:12.

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Snow day

Monday 25 March 2013 At 07:52 a slim woman gets out of a dark hatchback which has parked opposite the school, just this side of the lower entrance. She crosses the road, taking care on the icy surfaces, then walks … Continue reading

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Weather reports

Sunday 24 March 2013 Today is Palm Sunday. There is snow both in Suburbia Somnolenta and in Peakville. When I arrive at the Old Man’s house, I have to shovel snow off the driveway before I can park the car … Continue reading

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Departure together

Wednesday 20 March 2013 This morning, shortly before 08:00, the Explorer and his father set off together from home. The Explorer is wearing a dark woolly hat; the hood of his anorak is down. His father is bare-headed. (On Thursday … Continue reading

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Old friends and new

Sunday 17 March 2013 Mr SP has been invited to a reunion. Mr & Mrs GA will soon be relocating to Scotsborough.

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Pestering, pollen, plasma, practice

Sunday 10 March 2013 Early this morning, Mr Jebec is retrieving the Mothering Sunday flowers that he has kept in his MPV overnight. He tells me that for a couple of hours, the children have been pestering him to go … Continue reading

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Dampness and diesel

Saturday 9 March 2013 At 05:32 the street is damp but the air is clear. When daylight arrives, there is mist over the upper part of the Banlieue. Not long before 08:40 a silver Peugeot 407 estate parks alongside the … Continue reading

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Demotion and reminder

Friday 8 March 2013 It is a murky day. At 05:55 the houses on Cypress Crescent are barely visible. The minibus departs from alongside the Thornboroughs’ house at 07:32.

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