Tag Archives: May

Bank Holiday weekend

Saturday 4 May 2013 Mid-morning I go for a walk. When I reach the driveway that leads to the cricket-club, I pause to let a white-haired female dog-walker exit from the driveway. She has five dogs on leads; one of … Continue reading

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Late arrivals and a red holdall

Friday 3 May 2013 The day starts partly cloudy, without sunshine. From 07:35 it is brighter. At 08:10 approximately, Mrs JG is hanging out her washing. She is wearing a white dressing-gown. What I think is Mr Fern’s car is … Continue reading

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Same spot, opposite direction

Thursday 2 May 2013 It is sunny all morning. The minibus has to park alongside number 6, as there is a grey Rubin parked alongside the Thornboroughs’ house. Mrs Cantor’s car approaches from the direction of George Street, and parks … Continue reading

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Early rising and a long day

Wednesday 1 May 2013 At 05:48, Vinnie’s partner is on their front garden with the dog. She is wearing a dark-pink dressing-gown. She waves to a man in a hi-vis jacket who is passing by. He crosses to the far … Continue reading

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Obsessions of our children

Tuesday 29 May 2012 After breakfast, I see the Explorer and his parents setting off from their home. For the first time in a long time, the Explorer is on his scooter. He is wearing a helmet. His mother has … Continue reading

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Clumsy parking

Thursday 24 May 2012 Just after 08:30, a green Escargot reverses very clumsily up onto the pavement outside the house opposite the Old Man’s house. The car reverses further, towards the garden gates of that house, then moves forwards, and … Continue reading

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Multifarious gossip

Wednesday 23 May 2012 After breakfast I go shopping at AltGroce. When I return to my car I find a VW Polo parked a couple of spaces to my left, with the driver’s window wound down. (There are no cars … Continue reading

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Mowing, running, furniture-moving

Tuesday 22 May 2012 It is a hot afternoon. Starting at 15:30 approximately, I mow all four lawns. At about 18:55 I see the junior golfer run from his house to the bottom of the garden and back; then he … Continue reading

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Rummaging

Monday 21 May 2012 From my bedroom window this afternoon I see Mr CJ extracting lots of things from his shed, and heaping them up outside it. I don’t know what he is looking for. [Original posting 21 May 2013]

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Not caught by surprise

Sunday 20 May 2012 I drive from church straight to Peakville. For a while I have suspected that someone is parking on the Old Man’s drive while I am absent. I wonder whether I shall find the drive occupied when … Continue reading

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