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- Conversation, 1970s
- Blue car, black car, Big Star
- Pegasus trio, Orla’s Trio, Sandbank Shoals trio
- The putative Peppercorn
- Master Mustard makes a mess
- Young lady, don’t walk backwards!
- Pointer, PP, Vest
- Making sense of myth and music
- Segmented umbrellas
- Belle calls Blanche back
- Mrs Zebex in a hurry
- Conversation, 1990s
- Mini and Ultra
- Uninspired, stressed and tired
- Motley Maxi
- Of Ojays and others
- Doctors and tenants
- Embarrassing dinosaur
- Cheerful shopper
- Mustard and Wobbly
- No sign of the District Nurse
- Cultural, medical, political
- Mystified by Mrs PP
- Blanche Pepper’s tantrum, Thomas Tanbrit’s tears
- In decline
- Fern, Ivory, Vista
- Large cast of characters
- Not a nightmare, not a rationalist
- Snow, shopping, trimming, potholes
Tag Archives: November
Saturday 29 November 2019 When I set off to visit Naomi, a 64-registration white Zero is nose-in on one of the driveways of the GS family’s house. Ihis car must have replaced their 61-registration black Zero. I saw the new … Continue reading
Friday 28 November 2014 The day begins a little misty, and during the early-morning school-run the mist remains. Mrs Tanbrit has parked alongside the Old Man’s garden-gate, overlapping the front lawn and the front side lawn, and part-way onto the … Continue reading
Thursday 27 November 2014 First thing this morning, it is damp and rather misty.
Wednesday 26 November 2014 In the early-morning school-run, the Maroon family’s MPV is arriving as the Wheelers are making their way towards the upper entrance of the school.
Tuesday 25 November 2014 Not long after 07:55 the Wheelers’ Bonsai is parked alongside number 35. All three of them are are already out of the car. Maud is wearing her red anorak; she descends the far pavement inboard of … Continue reading
Monday 24 November 2014 As I drive towards the outskirts of Peakville, on the stretch of fairly level road that leads to the golf club, and past there towards the crossroads at the foot of a hill, “The Final Countdown” … Continue reading
Tuesday 11 November 2014 I visit Mr JB at his home this morning. He is enjoying his retirement. When I am saying goodbye, at 11:30 or thereabouts, an envelope bearing a second-class stamp drops through the letterbox. It contains the … Continue reading
Saturday 16 November 2013 Just before 08:00, a flatbed lorry is positioned with its tail close to the Goldsteins’ garage, which is at the bottom of the Goldsteins’ back garden. When I next look, the lorry has picked up a … Continue reading
Friday 15 November 2013 At 07:55 Mrs Wheeler’s car has parked alongside the school-house garden, between a black Ultra uphill of it and a black Zero further downhill.
Thursday 14 November 2013 At 05:50 the only lights visible from my bedroom are the “light beyond” and the ruinous bathroom window.