September 2020

Happy Jewish New Year 5781. (18 September 2020)

It takes one hour and thirty six minutes to travel twenty miles from Crawley to our local Waitrose. Every Friday, come rain or shine, Anna makes that journey to stand outside the back doors of Waitrose - used to be...

Pater (15 September 2020)

I have come to the conclusion that I am lazy. Indolence, of course, is the prevaricators excuse for fear. I do loads of things but they're all displacement activities. I meditate, on rising, and put any thoughts of anything out...

Confusion (14 September 2020)

I've talked to my nephew and niece, I've talked to my oldest girlfriends, I've talked to the old git and I've just come in from sitting in the sun, on a bench in the garden talking to my next door...

Singalong ( 5 September 2020)

My little golden Maneki-neko is waving her arm backwards and forwards. I always thought she was Chinese but I've since learnt that Maneki-neko is Japanese in origin, at any rate she sits on the left speaker on the shelf in...

September ( 1 September 2020)

The blueberry bush, of thirty years, was singed by the hot sun as was my ancient camellia, their leaves papery and curled. There are brown patches on the lawn and my two new rose clippings that were doing so well...

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