November 2014

Stepping out. (27 November 2014)

The old man made me a cafétier of coffee. Right nice it was. Then I added the last dregs and it was thick, sour and horrid and nearly wiped away the delectable first taste. All was not lost, on the...

Soggy Sunday (23 November 2014)

The first of the Bafta films have arrived. By 1.30a.m. we had watched two. 'Jimmy's Hall' Ken Loaches latest offering. Based on a true story of a free thinking man, it tells the tale of sectarian politics in Southern Ireland...

O A PLEASE. (19 November 2014)

And now I have finally re-entered the world. Been strange, tricky, but with the help of homeopaths, witchy healers, friends and the old man I'm feeling more grounded. There's something about this ageing stuff that makes me panic. The light...

Made in Dagenham ( 6 November 2014)

I thought it said 7.30. We left the cottage at 5.00. When I read the card again it said be seated by 6.45 Show starts promptly at 7.00. The 'oosbind then drove like Sterling Moss, Jason Button and Lewis Hamilton...

Potatis Bravas ( 1 November 2014)

5.30 and its dark outside. The moon is half hanging in a big sky. The telly is burbling on in the background, whilst the old man is mending a pair of my favourite trousers. I collected my little red car...

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