Tag Archives: reminiscing

it took four loads, but he did bring his sheets and towels

Mouse is home for the week, and he is full of stories. It’s like when he was little and I sometimes picked him up from primary school on a Friday afternoon and we walked home (about half a mile), when … Continue reading

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imminent collapse

When we bought this house, thirteen years ago, the kitchen was one of the things that mattered. At the time we had two small boys – Mouse was four and Hairy was seven – and I wanted a big room, … Continue reading

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finally off the streets…

After not having heard from him all week, Hairy finally answered my msns and texts yesterday and confirmed that he did actually, finally have somewhere to live – and that he was moving in today. He also confirmed that he … Continue reading

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photographs

I've been sorting through some old photographs recently, trying to date and place them, and scanning the ones I really like, or that bring back a particular moment. The receptacle I'm retrieving them from is a vast, open-topped plastic toy … Continue reading

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